THE HIGDON FAMILY ] THE BLACK VICTORIANS | 1898. [From The Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas]

THE HIGDON FAMILY ] THE BLACK VICTORIANS | 1898. [From The Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas]

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license.

Mymcbooks Celebrates Black History Month 2012

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license.

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

Tim Okamura thinks storytelling is inherent to portraiture—so his paintings tell the stories that too often go untold.

Tim Okamura thinks storytelling is inherent to portraiture—so his paintings tell the stories that too often go untold.

The Songstress-Maurice Evans, print, US artist, african american art, figurative, music, the songstress

The Songstress-Maurice Evans, print, US artist, african american art, figurative, music, the songstress

Rosa McCauley Parks (1913–2005) was an African American civil rights activist whom the U.S. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". She is famous for her refusal to relinquish her seat to a white man. She was arrested & tried on charges of disorderly conduct & violating a local ordinance. Found guilty, she appealed & formally challenged the legality of racial segregation. After the boycott, she became an icon & spokesperson of the civil rights movement.

Rosa McCauley Parks (1913–2005) was an African American civil rights activist whom the U.S. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". She is famous for her refusal to relinquish her seat to a white man. She was arrested & tried on charges of disorderly conduct & violating a local ordinance. Found guilty, she appealed & formally challenged the legality of racial segregation. After the boycott, she became an icon & spokesperson of the civil rights movement.

36 More Stunning Photos of African American Women in the Victorian Era #Stellar #Black #Vintage

36 More Stunning Photos of Black Women in the Victorian Era

36 More Stunning Photos of African American Women in the Victorian Era #Stellar #Black #Vintage

by Sara Golish is an emerging visual artist, born in Windsor, Ontario. She is a Euro-Canadian who specializes in figurative drawing and painting in the styles of Magical Realism and Afrofuturism. Black Art See more on her website: http://www.saragolish.com/portfolio/?type=paintings

by Sara Golish is an emerging visual artist, born in Windsor, Ontario. She is a Euro-Canadian who specializes in figurative drawing and painting in the styles of Magical Realism and Afrofuturism. Black Art See more on her website: http://www.saragolish.com/portfolio/?type=paintings

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