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Bernard A. Harris Jr. The first black NASA astronaut to perform a spacewalk, 2/9/1995.

Bernard A. Harris Jr. The first black NASA astronaut to perform a spacewalk, 2/9/1995.

This pin contains more information about the "Black Panthers" a civil rights activist group who played a small but important role.

This pin contains more information about the "Black Panthers" a civil rights activist group who played a small but important role.

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him. 1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job. Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry..

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him. 1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job. Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry..

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. Amazing!

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. Amazing!

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the  only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

17 Unsung Heroes Of Black History

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957)  A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.

Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957) A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.

blackscientistsandinventors: Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut.  Via Wikipedia:  Joan Elizabeth Higginboth...

blackscientistsandinventors: Dr Joan Higginbotham the second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia: Joan Elizabeth Higginboth...

Born into slavery in 1841, Blanche Kelso Bruce became the first African American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate, as well as the first African American to preside over the Senate.

The Conservative Fantasy History of Civil Rights

Born into slavery in 1841, Blanche Kelso Bruce became the first African American to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate, as well as the first African American to preside over the Senate.

fuckyeahfeminists: “Mae Jemison Became 1st Black Woman To Fly In To Space On This week In 1992 On September 12, 1999, Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream she held ever since she was a small girl in...

fuckyeahfeminists: “Mae Jemison Became 1st Black Woman To Fly In To Space On This week In 1992 On September 12, 1999, Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream she held ever since she was a small girl in...

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