Edna Earl Gaston Durwood Barbour Collection of North Carolina postcards in the North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Even her baby doll is black. What a beautiful little girl!
William T. Shorey – was a century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the and
Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.
Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.