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Mary Mahoney was the first African-American woman to study and work as professionally trained nurse. Born in Massachusetts, she was a hospital worker before entering training and receiving a diploma in 1879 from the nursing school of the New England Hospital for Women and Children.

Mary Mahoney ~ The first African-American woman to study and professionally work as a nurse. She paved the way for other African American women to study professionally to become a nurse.

Deborah Samson Gannett was an American woman who impersonated a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

Women Warriors: Deborah Samson Gannett - Notably taller than the average woman of her time, she disguised herself as a man and enlisted in the Continental Army in during the American Revolutionary War.

My History

"I WAS A SLAVE" Afro-Cuban Slave.my ancestry. Many forget that African slaves were taken to Cuban and other Caribbean and Latin American countries.

Actress and writer Issa Rae was profoundly impacted by Alton Sterling's murder by police on July It led her to set up a campaign to raise college funds

Why The Caged Bird Raps

Maya Angelou's poetry and lyrics meet hip-hop beats on the new album Caged Bird Songs.

Black History -  Many of our Queens still possess the power in their tongues.  Rise up Queens and chant the beast into oblivion!

The Story of The Legendary Icon Anastacia: - Portuguese/Brazilian slave holders…