Here is another clip of Marva Collins, a former substitute teacher who spent a majority of her life educating poor black students in the Chicago area. Description from blacktimetravel.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Robert Tanner Freeman is the first professionally trained black dentist in the United States. A child of slaves, he eventually entered Harvard University and graduated only four years after the end of the Civil War on May 18, 1869.
Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76
The FIRST Black Senator; a RARE photograph and great portrait by Mathew Brady - a cabinet card photograph of Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901). Of mixed African and Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister and later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction, later the President of Alcorn University.
RFTW - Ready For The World. I was 11 when I first heard them. It was after 10 pm on the now gone 98.7 kiss fm in NYC. The first time I ever heard the song "tonight". I was hooked. I now realize that this is "grown folks music"