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South Providence is an urban neighborhood with a large African-American and Hispanic population, high unemployment and crime rates, and where many families live well below the poverty line. In spite of difficult living conditions, poverty, and illness, Jennifer manages to maintain optimistic while thoroughly caring for her children.

South Providence is an urban neighborhood with a large African-American and Hispanic population, high unemployment and crime rates, and where many families live well below the poverty line. In spite of difficult living conditions, poverty, and illness, Jennifer manages to maintain optimistic while thoroughly caring for her children.

Slave Ship by Christina 123. Hard to believe but slavery is more prevalent today than in the 1860s.

Slave Ship by Christina 123. Hard to believe but slavery is more prevalent today than in the 1860s.

Our Mothers, Aunts, Sisters, Wives and Daughters were not immuned to lynchings. They were Equal Opportunity terrorist.

Our Mothers, Aunts, Sisters, Wives and Daughters were not immuned to lynchings. They were Equal Opportunity terrorist.

The image shows the faces of German POWs, captured by Americans, watching a film about a concentration camp. Their reaction were shame, fear and indifferent.

The image shows the faces of German POWs, captured by Americans, watching a film about a concentration camp. Their reaction were shame, fear and indifferent.

Phillis Wheathley monument The first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book in the United States.

Phillis Wheathley monument The first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book in the United States.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

Ruby Bridges, first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the South (Nov. 14th, 1960)

Ruby Bridges, first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the South (Nov. 14th, 1960)

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