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    Love this photo! "african american couple vintage"

    Now that's a hat!vintage pictures of african americans | African American Woman

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    African American Faces during the Civil War

    Ancient Kemet

    African American c.1890

    African American x Cherokee

    african american and native american heritage! so fascinating!

    Gordon Parks was the first African American photographer for LIFE magazine. A visual artist who captured the trials and joys of African Americans…He was the FIRST major African American director and is responsible for the ‘Learning Tree’ ‘Shaft’…

    Black Cherokee Indian. Many African Americans also have Native American ancestry.

    Jim Beckwourth was an African American explorer of the American West.

    wow!! African American Couple Headed Out On the Town, 1930's An African American couple strike a pose in front of a winter landscape background. James Van Der Zee, photographer.

    Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians

    Cotton Club Revue #black_history #african_american

    Comanche family, early 1900s~Within the fabric of American identity is woven a story that has long been invisible—the lives and experiences of people who share African American and Native American ancestry. African and Native peoples came together in the Americas. Over centuries, African Americans and Native Americans created shared histories, communities, families, and ways of life.

    Macon Allen was the first African American to graduate was the first African American licensed to practice law in the United States, in Maine in 1844. He is also believed to be the first to hold a judicial position.

    african american men--sharply dressed--derbies early 1900s-texas

    Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920.

    Matice Wright, the Navy's first African American female naval flight officer.