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Calvin Peete follows through on his second shot at No. 18 of the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass during the final round of the 1985 Players Championship. Peete was the first African-American to win the PGA Tour's marquee event.

Forum will discuss history of African-American golfers in Jacksonville

Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker

Fannie Lou Hammer and Ella Baker, two of the most incredible women of the Civil Rights movement. But doesn't fanny lu look a little like Oprah

An artfully beautiful portrait of actress/singer Pearl Bailey.

Pearl Mae Bailey - Singer/actress, starred in the movie "St. Louis Blues", appeared in "Hello Dolly" on Broadway

Shoshana Johnson  First African American Woman POW/Speaker  The first African American POW, Johnson was held hostage for 22 days in Iraq, and survived her captivity despite enduring bullet wounds in both of her ankles. Her heroic story is chronicled with vivid honesty in her...

Shoshana Johnson First African American Woman POW/Speaker The first African American POW, Johnson was held hostage for 22 days in Iraq, and survived her captivity despite enduring bullet wounds in both of her ankles. Her heroic story is chronicled with

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Mensa Invites New Orleans Girl into Genius Society: Anala Beevers scored above a 145 on intelligence tests, and placed in the top one percent of Mensans worldwide. NOLA girls are the best ☺

Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, and Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris were the first African-American undergraduates to receive their degrees from Duke in 1967. 1967!!!

Duke University first three African-Americans to graduates, Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Nathaniel White, Jr., and Mary Mitchell Harris received their undergraduate degrees from Duke University in

Black Britain

Unidentified sculptures of noble knights or kings of the Holy Roman Empire.This Knight bears the flag of the Holy Roman Empire.He is also standing upon the notable masonic checkerboard floor.

The Black Man Who Designed Washington DC.    In the Stevie Wonder song “Black Man,” the Motown marvel sings of Benjamin Banneker: “first clock to be made in America was created by a black man.”  More info @: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=531681360209104=a.153584401352137.27982.145708032139774=1

BENJAMIN BANNEKER - Astronomer, mathematician, surveyor, almanac author and farmer was responsible for astrologically surveying the

Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a PhD in Computer Science. He helped develop the concept of clicking icons which lead to the development of user friendly operating systems such as Windows or Mac. Most computer users, even highly proficient users, would not be able to operate their computer without this simple concept. Thank you, sir!

Clarence “Skip” Ellis was the first African-American to earn a PhD in Computer Science. He helped develop the concept of clicking icons which lead to the development of user friendly operating systems such as Windows or Mac. Most computer users, even high

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States. In 1993, Ross-Lee became the first African American woman dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until 2001.

In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until

Prolific writer and poet Langston Hughes rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. "Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly."

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Prolific writer and poet Langston Hughes rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. "Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." My first literary love.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to a school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. 1956.

Seven African American teens walking the steps to the school, while the white students are watching on during the demonstration regarding school integration. What incredible dignity they displayed in the face of disgusting bigotry.

1844 Adoph Rinck. Possibly a portrait of Marie Laveaux.

Moorish Noble Woman HISTORY: Voodoo & Tignon Laws in Louisiana > American Women - 1844 Adoph Rinck. Possibly a portrait of Marie Laveaux University Art Museum, Lafayette, Louisiana

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