#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture

She was 10 years old when she went from being a poor negro girl to one of the richest Afro Americans in the early 1900's. Sarah Rector's story will amaze you.

She Was The Richest Black Girl In The World And It's A Shame We Barely Know Her Name

SARAH RECTOR - She was 10 years old when she went from being a poor negro girl to one of the richest Afro Americans in the early Sarah Rector's story will amaze you.

Mum Bett was the first black woman in Massachusetts to sue for freedom and win. In 1781, she visited a lawyer and said, ‘I heard that paper read yesterday that says all men are created equal and that every man has a right to freedom. I’m not a dumb...

Mum Bett was the first black woman in Massachusetts to sue for freedom and win. In she visited a lawyer and said, ‘I heard that paper read yesterday that says all men are created equal and that every man has a right to freedom. I’m not a dumb.

This is the news that will never be televised.  We are an amazing people.  I'm so proud of her!

Original Author of Terminator & Matrix! This is the news that will never be televised. We are an amazing people.

And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This is one of many of her famous poems "And Still I Rise". The website gives a good view on how others viewed Ms.

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans "...They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.'  -- Michael Jackson

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans ".They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.

African American Inventors List | African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what ...

African American History Inventors List! You will be suprise at what black inventors created that we use today

alieyez: “#blackhistory ” even if he was a thug, people should still respect him. many of the black panthers were brothers he found on the streets… the thugs. he felt that they were the most likely to...

I find it very offensive that anyone would call Dr. Huey Newton a thug. The officers that killed Freddie Gray are thugs. PLEASE stop calling black men who are doing their best to fight a very racist system & corrupt police thugs.

PFPWW: “Michelle Obama, Flotus”

A beautiful intelligent black woman with a beautiful soul! Classy First Lady~ Michelle Obama-- I actually didn't even know this, even though I love the Obamas and everything thing they've done for the country.

Black Inventors - it doesn't matter what colour your skin is, you can still appreciate 'black education & knowledge' that we weren't taught in school. Re-education.

Why not round up all the slave names and commemorate them on a wall, like that veteran shit. Stop trying to tell me that blacks aren't lazy with lamemes

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

History of the African slave trade in early America Infographic. This slavery timeline covers 3 centuries of key historical events in early America &

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