Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad in 1920, the late singer/pianist Hazel Scott (photo circa 1949) is the originator of the quote: "Any woman who has a great deal to offer the world is in trouble. And if she's a black woman, she's in deep trouble."

Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad in 1920, the late singer/pianist Hazel Scott (photo circa 1949) is the originator of the quote: "Any woman who has a great deal to offer the world is in trouble. And if she's a black woman, she's in deep trouble."

Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May 2, 1879) was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman.  She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech "How the Sisters Are Hindered from Helping," at the National Baptist Convention. She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in 1909. #TodayInBlackHistory

Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May 2, 1879) was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman. She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech "How the Sisters Are Hindered from Helping," at the National Baptist Convention. She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in 1909. #TodayInBlackHistory

Ruby Bridges For Real  Working Photograph of Ruby Bridges used by Norman Rockwell in his famous painting “The Problem We All Live With.”

Ruby Bridges For Real Working Photograph of Ruby Bridges used by Norman Rockwell in his famous painting “The Problem We All Live With.”

Hazel Scott June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981   Hazel Scott  was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in New York City  She was known for improvising on classical themes and also played bebop, blues, and ballads. She was the first African American woman to have her own television show, The Hazel Scott Show, which premiered on the DuMont Television Network on 3 July 1950.

Hazel Scott June 11, 1920 – October 2, 1981 Hazel Scott was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in New York City She was known for improvising on classical themes and also played bebop, blues, and ballads. She was the first African American woman to have her own television show, The Hazel Scott Show, which premiered on the DuMont Television Network on 3 July 1950.

Baker was the first African-American female to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934), to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Baker was the first African-American female to star in a major motion picture, Zouzou (1934), to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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