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The Laroche Family on the Titanic.

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Sarah Boone invented and pattened the ironing board.

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Wesley Brown, First Black Naval Graduate, Dies at 85

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Wesley A Brown first black graduate of the United States Naval Academy, died Tuesday in Silver Spring, Md. He was 85. Mr. Brown, who entered the academy in 1945 and graduated in 1949, was the sixth black man admitted in the 100-year history of the Annapolis military college but the first to withstand the kind of hazing that had forced the others to leave within a year, according to Navy historians.

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HARRIET AND JOHN TUBMAN | The only photo held representing the likeness of Harriet's first husband, John Tubman, a free black man of Maryland, killed after Harriet's escape to freedom. Harriet's age in photo is about 30 years. | Around 1844, she married a free black man, John Tubman. Since she was a slave, there could be a chance that she could be sold. Her goal to achieve freedom was too large for her to give up though. In 1849 she left her husband and escaped to Philadelphia.

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A haunting 150-year-old photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child named John, barefoot and wearing ragged clothes, perched on a barrel next to another unidentified young boy. In April, the photo was found at a moving sale in Charlotte, accompanied by a document detailing the sale of John for $1150.00 not a small sum in 1854.

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Community wants to tell Tubman's story

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Harriet Tubman’s funeral was held in Auburn after she died March 13, 1913. family photo

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Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized he...

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The Black Man Who Designed Washington DC. In the Stevie Wonder song “Black Man,” the Motown marvel sings of Benjamin Banneker: “first clock to be made in America was created by a black man.” More info @: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=531681360209104=a.153584401352137.27982.145708032139774=1

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First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

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After September 11th, many claimed it was the first instance of a terrorist assault from the air on American civilians. Yet, Blacks living in Tulsa in 1921 experienced the dropping of bombs on the 'Black Wall Street' after a rumor spread that a young Black man raped a white woman; six planes dropped bombs on the wealthiest black community in the United States burning it to the ground.

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George Bridgetower (1780-1860) He was born in Poland, the son of a black man and a Polish woman. He was an accomplished violinist who premiered works by Beethoven.

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starvation during the great depression - Google Search (When you start to think you have nothing...think again.)

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John D. Rockefeller, richest American of all time... worth 330 Billion in the 1800's. More than triple the net worth of the top 5 richest Americans today.

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Cudjoe Lewis

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Cudjo Lewis (1841–1935) is considered the last survivor of the last slave ship to enter the United States. He was born around 1841 to a Yoruba family in the Banté region of Dahomey (today Benin).

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Violet Jessop, RN, survived the Titanic and two other shipwrecks during her nursing career.

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Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

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Theresa Harris

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Theresa Harris- She is a famous actress who refused to be given roles that portrayed black women negatively. She is one of many black people who stood up for the "thingification" of black bodies that came from fetishes.

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Forced convict labor camp - 1930s

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ca. 1867 "Flora Stewart of Londonderry, a negress, who died Aug. 17, 1868, at the age of 118. It is thus recorded in the published vital records of Londonderry, but few will believe it: she would have been 61 years old when her son George was born. This Flora Stuart was liberated from slavery about 1815 by some member of the Stuart family who had settled in Virginia... "

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MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. Follow #Professionalimage

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Frederick Douglass with his (second) wife Helen Pitts and her sister