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Two white students watch as African American children enter the previously all-white Rosewood Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, on August 31, 1964. #

Two white students watch as African American children enter the previously all-white Rosewood Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, on August #

The photo was taken by Columbia , South Carolina, African American photographer Richard Samuel Roberts. Via Pinterest.

A photo of a young woman in a white dress was taken by Columbia, South Carolina by African American photographer Richard Samuel Roberts.

Description:Daguerreotype of Delia, a slave woman on a plantation in Columbia, South Carolina. Delia was an American born slave, daughter of Congo born slave "Renty". One of a series of photo-portraits of slaves made for Louis Agassiz in 1850 for his study of races.   Date	March 1850  Source	Photo by photographer J.T. Zealy of Columbia, South Carolina, made by commission of Louis Agassiz.

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Louis Agassiz's Slave Daguerreotypes “Delia, country-born of African parents, daughter of Renty, Congo“

Kitt was born Eartha Mae Keith on a cotton plantation in North, a small town in Orangeburg County near Columbia, South Carolina. Kitt's mother was of Cherokee and African-American descent and her father of German descent. Kitt was conceived by rape.

Actress Eartha Kitt, as photographed by Carl Van Vechten in Image courtesy of Marquette University Archives

A view of Columbia, South Carolina, seen from the Capitol, following the occupation of the Union Army in 1865 -- during which much of the city was destroyed.

Columbia, SC after being destroyed by Sherman's forces in the Civil War. No wonder there is still a hatred of northerners.

'Renty', a slave on plantation of B.F. Taylor, Columbia, S.C., by JT Zealy, 1850 [[MORE]]  Daguerreotype of Delia, a slave woman on a plantation in Columbia, South Carolina. Delia was an American born slave, daughter of Congo born slave “Renty”. One of a series of photo-portraits of slaves made for Louis Agassiz in 1850 for his study of races.(nsfw)

This man, Renty, was an African-born slave owned by B. Taylor from Columbia, South Carolina when this portrait was taken in 1850

Cecil Williams in the 1950s - and today. Mr. Williams, an Orangeburg, South Carolina native was a correspondent for Jet Magazine when he was only 15 and made national news after shooting some crucial pictures after the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre. This picture of Mr. Williams currently hangs over the water fountain on the Garden level of the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

Cecil Williams in the - and today. I am taking the liberty of posting Mr. Williams again so people can see him now. From my original post: I thought about this searing, beautiful picture today in light of recent events in the United States.

Matthew J. Mancini. One Dies, Get Another: Convict Leasing in the American South, 1866-1928. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina...

The Surprising History Behind Why Black Women Grease Their Scalps and Cover Their Hair Natural Hair History

Mr. Williams, an Orangeburg, South Carolina native was a correspondent for Jet Magazine when he was only 15 and made national news after shooting some crucial pictures after the 1968 Orangeburg Massacre. This picture of Mr. Williams currently hangs over the water fountain on the Garden level of the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina.

trebled-negrita-princess: “deenoverdami: “essentialisinvisible: “Black man drinking at white only fountain, ca 1964 – by Cecil Williams. ” Yall act like racism ended thousands of years ago. But my dad is older than this damn picture. ” Not a single.

A young boy looks plaintively toward the camera, dressed in undoubtedly his finest wool suit, his prized rooster gently clutched under his arm. c. 1920s-1930s    Columbia, SC    Photograph: Richard Samuel Roberts

18 Vintage Photos of Very Cranky Kids

Boy with chicken, early I wonder if the rooster/chicken is his best friend.

1930s neighborhoods in columbia south carolina | If You Find Yourself in Columbia, South Carolina…

If You Find Yourself in Columbia, South Carolina…

John Taylor Outside Simon's Body Works, c. photo by Richard Samuel Roberts

9. These folks are peacefully demonstrating for civil rights in Columbia in the 1960s.

These 13 Photos of South Carolina In The 1960s Are Mesmerizing

African American civil rights demonstrators parade before Zion Baptist Church in Credit: Creative Commons/Richardland Library

Charity Edna Adams Earley (12/05/1918; Columbia, SC  –01/13/2002; Dayton, OH) was the first African-American woman to be an officer in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (later WACS) and was the commanding officer of the 1st battalion of African-American women to serve overseas during World War II. Adams was the highest ranking African-American woman in the army by the completion of the war.

Charity Edna Adams Earley was a soldier and officer from Columbia, South Carolina. She is best remembered for her pioneer services while serving in the.

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper - Already married and divorced when she received her Oberlin degree in 1884. An educator of distinction at segregated schools in Wash D.C. and author of "A Voice from the Southe by a Blackk Woman of the South" (1892), she linked advancement of black people with equality of women.

Anna Julia Cooper born in was one of the most prominent African American scholars in history. Her only published work, A Voice from the South: By A Woman from the South is considered the first description of African American feminism.

Thank God for the camera.  These pictures of black children throughout the ages in America are fascinating and beautiful.  Children are usually not concerned about “posing” or what they look like so the expressions on their faces tend to be...

::::::::::: Vintage Photograph :::::::::: African American Boy dressed up in his Cowboy best.