Harriet  Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

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Martin Luther King King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Date: 1960.

Martin Luther King King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Date: 1960.

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Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005)    Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist who refused to obey a bus driver's order that she give up her sit for a white passenger. Through her brave civil disobedience actions, she became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist who refused to obey a bus driver's order that she give up her sit for a white passenger. Through her brave civil disobedience actions, she became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

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Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

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Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation. pinterest.com

Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation. pinterest.com

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Dr. Ralph J. Bunche was an African-American leader and a man of many firsts. He was the first African-American to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, serve asDr. Ralph J. Bunche was an African-American leader and a man of many firsts. He was the first African-American to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, serve as a desk officer at the State Department, and to be a part of America’s most important intelligence first: The Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the predecessor of today’s..  The post 9…

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche was an African-American leader and a man of many firsts. He was the first African-American to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, serve asDr. Ralph J. Bunche was an African-American leader and a man of many firsts. He was the first African-American to be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, serve as a desk officer at the State Department, and to be a part of America’s most important intelligence first: The Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the predecessor of today’s.. The post 9…

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50 Shades of BLACK Presents: History Makers  -a 2014 Black History Month Tribute Poster - free download

50 Shades of BLACK Presents: History Makers -a 2014 Black History Month Tribute Poster - free download

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Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisholm, Toni Morrison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama More

Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisholm, Toni Morrison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama More

John Henry “Jack” Yates was an early influential African-American leader in Houston, Texas. He was born a slave to Robert and Rachael Yates in Gloucester County, Virginia, on July 18, 1828. During his youth, he learned how to read and write, which was uncommon for slaves, and he later became a skill...John Henry “Jack” Yates was an early influential African-American leader in Houston, Texas. He was born a slave to Robert and Rachael Yates in Gloucester County, Virginia, on July 18, 1828…

John Henry “Jack” Yates was an early influential African-American leader in Houston, Texas. He was born a slave to Robert and Rachael Yates in Gloucester County, Virginia, on July 18, 1828. During his youth, he learned how to read and write, which was uncommon for slaves, and he later became a skill...John Henry “Jack” Yates was an early influential African-American leader in Houston, Texas. He was born a slave to Robert and Rachael Yates in Gloucester County, Virginia, on July 18, 1828…

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