Journalist Ida B. Wells was an avid suffragist and early Civil Rights leader, who used the power of the pen to challenge racial & sexual discrimination. In 1892, she published “Southern Horrors: Lynch Laws in All Its Phases” a scathing exposé of lynching practices. In retaliation for her articles, a mob destroyed her Memphis printing press. After numerous threats to her life, Wells moved to Chicago to continue her anti-lynching campaign. ~Wikipedia
The African-American Suffragists History Forgot
eternallybeautifullyblack: “ The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our.
Ida B Wells was a Republican & wrote many books! I learned about her from Hillary's America film. Why didn't my high school or college bring her up. They brought up Rosa Parks.
Juanita E. Jackson Mitchell was the first black woman to graduate from the…
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As one of the first African American models in the United States, Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell changed the face of the beauty and fashion industry. Through her modeling agency and school, she fostered and promoted the careers of some of the country’s top.
Strange Fruit, Billie Holiday from Sad, haunting, but beautiful teaching opportunity about intolerance in American History. One of the most beautifully poetic and haunting songs I have ever been privileged to listen to.
A woman named Abby Fisher, a former slave from South Carolina, is the author of the first published African American cookbook. Born in 1832, Abby Fisher was freed after the Civil War. After she and her family moved to San Francisco, she entered her food in cooking competitions. Her recipes, especially pickles, jellies and preserves, would become an instant success with friends and the upper class. She would be known around town as “Mrs. Abby Fisher, Pickle Manufacturer.”