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medievalpoc: “ Alessandro Longhi Portrait of a Young Black Man Italy (c. 1760s) Oil on Canvas, 75 x 65 cm. The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois...

medievalpoc: “ Alessandro Longhi Portrait of a Young Black Man Italy (c. 1760s) Oil on Canvas, 75 x 65 cm. The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois...

Queens cant be afraid fight her own battles or use a little help. Warrior Queen Artwork courtesy of Wolfgang Baur

Total Party Kill

Queens cant be afraid fight her own battles or use a little help. Warrior Queen Artwork courtesy of Wolfgang Baur

Simon Willem Maris - Portrait of a Young Black Woman, Netherlands (1890s)  Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The Image of the ...

Simon Willem Maris - Portrait of a Young Black Woman, Netherlands (1890s) Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The Image of the ...

THE HIGDON FAMILY ] THE BLACK VICTORIANS | 1898. [From The Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas]

THE HIGDON FAMILY ] THE BLACK VICTORIANS | 1898. [From The Joseph C. Pennell Collection, University of Kansas]

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 3/27/2014 - In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 8/3/2013 - Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham was the third African American woman to go into space in 2006. For more info, check out today's notes!

Taking Flight: 7 Black Female Astronauts and Aviators Who Changed History

Today in Black History, 8/3/2013 - Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham was the third African American woman to go into space in 2006. For more info, check out today's notes!

soulfulremixed: Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody. Joan Baez ~ Biko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn1QS1p94Oo

Black Positive Image

soulfulremixed: Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody. Joan Baez ~ Biko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn1QS1p94Oo

RIP Nelson Mandela, pictured at his South African home in 2010, 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation between South Africa's races'

Nelson Mandela dead: A symbol of resistance

RIP Nelson Mandela, pictured at his South African home in 2010, 'triumphed as a symbol of national reconciliation between South Africa's races'

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