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    African American Couple by Black History Album, via Flickr

    vintage african american flapper photos | 1920 s vintage african american photography

    Misty Copeland, First African American female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre in NYC.

    Daisy Studio. Memphis, TN, '42. vintage African American pics via Black History Album

    Almost reminds me of my grandparents wedding day picture . Awe!!! A Soulful Affair | 1930s An African American couple in love. Via Black History Album

    First Black playboy bunnies.

    African American Group Portrait by Black History Album, via Flickr

    U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

    Then: Mary's father threw her out when she decided to marry Jake in 1948. Mary is a former deputy head teacher, and Jake worked for the post office before retiring. Mary is white and Jake is black, originally from Trinidad.

    Eartha Kitt - After expressing her negative views on the war in Vietnam at a White House luncheon, she was effectively blacklisted and didn't work in the States for fully a decade.

    Old sharecroppers couple, Oklahoma, 1914.

    The Shinnecock tribe, black native Americans, hidden history in America.

    The Loving family. Just 45 years ago, 16 states deemed marriages between two people of different races illegal. But in 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court considered the case of Richard Perry Loving, who was white, and his wife, Mildred Loving, of African American and Native American descent. The case changed history.

    African American x Cherokee

    The Black Holocaust Yet some say forgive and forget!?

    Memorial Day's roots are African American, did you know this?

    The Tuskegee Airmen were the 1st African-American military aviators in the United States armed forces. During World War II, the American military was racially segregated, as was much of the federal government. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the Army. Despite these adversities, they trained and flew with distinction.

    vintage photo of African American women.

    DOROTHY Dandridge Tshirt T shirt T-shirt DD African American Afro Americans Painting 3d Black Beauty

    African American College Queen Contestants by Black History Album, via Flickr