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The First Black Girl Scout Troop

In 1917, five years after its inception, the first troop of African American girls was formed. This photo, taken in the late 1930s, is of the first African-American troop in the Dixie Region, which covered the Southern states. Source: Girlscouts.org

from Daily Infographic

Egyptian God Family Tree [Infographic

Today's infographic is a crash course in Egyptian history. After reading about Nun, the source of all Egyptian gods, I immediately noticed how little I know about this ancient religion.

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

from Bloglovin’

30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today (Bored Panda)

30+ Badass Women That Changed The World We Live In Today -- One Of The Onna-Bugeisha, Female Samurai Warrior Of The Upper Bushi (Samurai), Class In Feudal Japan (Late 1800’s)

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his grandson Joseph. Photo: Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture