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When left without the people who loved you first all you have left of them is their strength.

When left without the people who loved you first all you have left of them is their strength.

Mary Mahoney (b. 1845) became the first professionally trained black nurse in 1879.

Mary Mahoney (b. 1845) became the first professionally trained black nurse in 1879.

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..

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes!!! I'm glad I have this photograph now!! It's Beautiful!!!:-)!!!

This is Amazing! It's also a rareity. I'm always on the lookout for African/African Americans, in Historical Fashion/Costumes!!! I'm glad I have this photograph now!! It's Beautiful!!!:-)!!!

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the British royal household and her homeland in Africa.

Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

At the age of five, Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, born into a royal Yoruba dynasty, was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a "gift" from one royal family to another. A unique and admired figure in history, she spent her life between the British royal household and her homeland in Africa.

Love this story! I personally know. James Jones, MD, who was one of the Lumbee there and featured in TIME magazine and I got to hear about this account first hand

VanDerZee: Photographer, 1886-1983 by Deborah Willis-Braithwaite,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0810927829/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WBiltb041GB4YNWX

VanDerZee: Photographer, 1886-1983 by Deborah Willis-Braithwaite,http://www.amazon.com/dp/0810927829/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WBiltb041GB4YNWX

Wow... just wow.  Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867.   That means she was born in 1750.  She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery.  She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents.   And look at her: as regal as any Queen who ever reigned.

Wow... just wow. Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867. That means she was born in 1750. She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery. She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents. And look at her: as regal as any Queen who ever reigned.

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