Campaign flyer for Fannie Lou Hamer, Freedom Election, 1964. Collection: Chude (Pamela P.) Allen papers. (campaign poster for the Freedom Election held in the fall of 1964)

Campaign flyer for Fannie Lou Hamer, Freedom Election, 1964. Collection: Chude (Pamela P.) Allen papers. (campaign poster for the Freedom Election held in the fall of 1964)

A Woman's War by Captain Gail Harris - Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer http://awe.sm/o4ndt

A Woman's War by Captain Gail Harris - Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer http://awe.sm/o4ndt

Major Charity Adams Early, the first African American woman commissioned as an officer in the Women's Army Corps

Charity Adams Earley, Black Pioneer in Wacs, Dies at 83

Major Charity Adams Early, the first African American woman commissioned as an officer in the Women's Army Corps

African American Female Hardhat worker. Courtesy of Portland Archives A2011-025

African American Female Hardhat worker. Courtesy of Portland Archives A2011-025

Helen Ann Smith at Harlem House, Beale St, Memphis, TN, c. 1950. [autographed] photo by Ernest Withers. Harlem House diner was right next to the New Daisy theater.

Helen Ann Smith at Harlem House, Beale St, Memphis, TN, c. 1950. [autographed] photo by Ernest Withers. Harlem House diner was right next to the New Daisy theater.

Finding a need: Mushiya Tshikuka created the doll after years of being unable to find one she approved of for her daughters

Mom creates natural hair dolls to empower black girls

Finding a need: Mushiya Tshikuka created the doll after years of being unable to find one she approved of for her daughters

Aaron Douglas was an African-American painter, illustrator and arts educator. He was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Wikipedia Born: May 26, 1899, Topeka, KS Died: February 3, 1979, Nashville, TN Periods: Social realism, Harlem Renaissance Education: Barnes Foundation, Fisk University, Topeka High School, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Columbia University Aaron Douglas and Alta Sawyer Douglas Foundation More info: http://www.biography.com/people/aaron-douglas-39794

Aaron Douglas was an African-American painter, illustrator and arts educator. He was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Wikipedia Born: May 26, 1899, Topeka, KS Died: February 3, 1979, Nashville, TN Periods: Social realism, Harlem Renaissance Education: Barnes Foundation, Fisk University, Topeka High School, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Columbia University Aaron Douglas and Alta Sawyer Douglas Foundation More info: http://www.biography.com/people/aaron-douglas-39794

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