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African American History To comply with the US Copyright Office, section 107, all of my Pinterest boards and pins are for "criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research" as well as for nonprofit, educational purposes"... I am not a lawyer, but tried to make sense of this: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html

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Saint Elmo Brady First African American Ph. in chemistry in U., earned in 1916 from University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard First African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honor Society. Black History Month, Black History Facts, Kings & Queens, Honor Society, Black Pride, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful, Thats The Way, Before Us

Saint Elmo Brady (1884-1966) • BlackPast

Image Ownership: Public Domain Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1884, Saint Elmo Brady became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in the field of chemistry when he completed his graduate studies at the University of Illinois in 1916. The eldest child of Thomas … Read MoreSaint Elmo Brady (1884-1966)

The only known photograph of a black American Union soldier with his family. American Union, American Civil War, American Women, Captain American, Civil War Photos, My Black Is Beautiful, American Soldiers, Interesting History, Before Us

*incredible The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65

Jane M. Bolin was the African American woman graduate of Yale Law School & the first black FEMALE judge in the United States. She's pictured here in July 1939 after her appointment by NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Judge Bolin retired in 1979 after 40 y Black History Month, Black History Facts, We Are The World, In This World, Vintage Black Glamour, African American Women, African Americans, Native American, Trend Fashion

Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer

Jane M. Bolin was the first Black woman graduate of Yale Law School and the first Black woman in the United States to become a judge. She is pictured here in July 1939, shortly after her appointment...

NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the shattered stereotypes in the process. Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, Women In History, Black History, Model Tips, Katherine Johnson, Before Us, End Of The World

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil

Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female African-American in the 1960s, shattered stereotypes in the process. (Katherine Johnson, photographed at Fort Monroe, in Hampton, Virginia. Photograph by Annie Leibovitz)

Edmonia Lewis was born in upstate New York in 1843 to a Chippewa Indian mother and African American father. Edmonia surpassed exorbitant odds to become the first African American, and Native American, female sculptor -- and was the first such African American Inventors, Native American History, African History, African American History, Women In History, Art History, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Edmonia Lewis

Manic Monday: Marble

Kudos to Morgen for this week's Manic Monday tribute to marble . I never collected marbles as a kid. Perhaps if there was more media covera...

History Discover Meet Fanny Jackson Coppin the first African-American woman to be a school principal in 1869 - Seeing Butterflies Black History Facts, Black History Month, African American Women, African Americans, Native American, African Men, African Attire, American Art, Jackson

Fanny Jackson Coppin (b.1837 – d.1913) was an educator and missionary. Born an American slave, her freedom was purchased by her aunt at age 12. In 1860, she enrolled in Oberlin College in Ohio, the first US college to accept both black and female students. While a student, she taught an evening course for free African Americans in reading and writing, and she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in 1865 and become the first African American woman school principal (Institute for Colored Youth).

Lucille Baldwin Brown - Maybe the most stylish librarian ever - check out that fascinator! Lucille Baldwin Brown was the first Black public county librarian in Tallahassee, Florida. This photograph is. Women In History, Black History, Vintage Black Glamour, Look Retro, African American Women, African Americans, American History, African Diaspora, My Black Is Beautiful

Maudelynn's Menagerie

"for me, they will always be glorious birds." Maudelynn.Etsy.Com Pin-curls-and-pearls.myshopify.com

In at the age of ninety-three, Dr. Du Bois accepted an invitation from Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah to be the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana project. In the final months. Victor Hugo, University Of Ghana, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, African History, African Men, African Diaspora, African American History, History Facts

In 1961, at the age of ninety-three, Dr. William E. B. Du Bois accepted an invitation from Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah to be the editor of the Encyclopedia Africana project. In the final months of his life, Dr. Du Bois renounced his American citizenship and become a citizen of Ghana. He died on August 27, 1963, the eve of the March on Washington." "W.E.B. Du Bois receives an honorary degree from the University of Ghana, University of Massachusetts, Du Bois: The Activist Life" umass.edu

 Eliza Ann Grier Born in ? Died 1902 -Had once been a slave. She went on to become the first African American woman licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia. Black History Month, Black History Facts, African American Women, African Americans, Early American, Native American, My Black Is Beautiful, Dead Gorgeous, We Are The World

Dr. Eliza Ann Grier. Born a slave she became the first African American to practice medicine in Georgia. | African Heritage City