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This is a very rare photo of Robert E. Lee’s slaves Selina Gray, personal maid to Robert’s wife Mary Anna, and her children. When the Lee family abandoned their Arlington house, his wife handed the.

1800 Black Cherokee Princess

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The real Betty Boop was a black actress/singer named Esther Jones. Her stage name was "Baby Esther." A white woman named Helen Kane saw her act, stole the look, baby voice routine and called herself "Betty Boop."

Flashback "The REAL Betty Boop was a black actress/singer named Esther Jones. Her stage name was "Baby Esther." A white woman named Helen Kane saw her act, stole the look, baby voice routine and called herself "Betty Boop.

A Previous Pinner: This made me a sick at first but then I thought, look at what she did with her life!

Like a diamond from coal or a pearl in an ugly oyster.great things can come from disastrous situations

Wow i never knew! They based Betty Boop after a black woman!

The original Betty Boop - This is Ms. doesn't she look familiar to most of us? She was a black entertainer in the her stage name was Baby Esther and her hit song was " boop oop a doop" which cartoon character is she?

trina parks - first black Bond girl.

Trina Parks (born December is an American actress, vocalist, choreographer, principal dancer and dance instructor, best known for portraying Thumper in Diamonds Are Forever.

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

"Young Nurse", NYC ca. late 1800s.

April Susie King Taylor takes charge of a school for ex-slaves in GA. She will be the laundress attached to an all-black Union Army regiment, the black Army nurse & the only black woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War life.

The origin of the term "dreadlocks":

Ethiopian Freedom Fighters "Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the Lord. Have not I brought up Israel out of land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Captor, and the Syrians from Kir?

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 Edna Adams Earley was the first African American woman to be an officer in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (later WACS) and was the commanding officer of the first battalion of African American women to serve overseas during World War II.

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