The National Museum of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture - STATUE OF CLARA BROWN After Brown was freed from slavery, she moved to Colorado, where she became an important community leader, helping other former slaves to settle there. The slave cabin to the right, from about 1853, had been on Edisto Island in South Carolina.
epa05554597 US entertainer Oprah Winfrey (L) and actor Will Smith speak at the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, USA, 24 September 2016. The opening ceremonies of the 400,000-square-foot museum attracted thousands of attendees. EPA/OLIVIER DOULIERY / POOL
How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more
Annie Malone, the country’s first African American millionaire. (1927) Malone built a very successful business creating hair care products for African American women. In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train beauticians & barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business.