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Feb 5,2013 Black History Fact    ~ In 1972 Bob Douglass became the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. by cindy
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Today in Black History, 4/15/2014 - Harold Lee Washington was the first and only African American Mayor of Chicago, Illinois. For more info, check out today's blog! by diane.smith
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Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African American in aviation history. by Cherry-Sota
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Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination by Best Sellers
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Celebrating Women's History Month,,HERstory,,In 1942, Soror Vera A Harrison Haskin was selected in the first class of African American women to join the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps -WAAC. by TamidP
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Today in Black History, 11/14/2013 - Condoleezza Rice was the first African American woman to become the Secretary of State in 2005. For more info, check out today's notes! by diane.smith
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History of African Americans.   Personal Note of Pride: 320 years ago Quakers and Mennonites sign the first anti slavery resolution. by Azusa Dance
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Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess," as she became known, faced the double difficulties of racial and gender discrimination in early 20th-century America but overcame such challenges to become the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license. Coleman became a role model for women and African Americans. by kelli
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kelli Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess," as she became known, faced the double difficulties of racial and gender discrimination in early 20th-century America but overcame such challenges to become the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license. Coleman became a role model for women and African Americans.
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Canada's First Nations: A History of Founding Peoples from Earliest Times (Civilization of the American Indian) by Best Sellers
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"Michelle Howard. Senate confirmed Vice Adm. Michelle Howard for the service’s No. 2 post on Friday, making her the first female four-star admiral in the Navy’s 238-year history Her promotion to vice chief of naval operations, expected for early 2014, will also make her the first African-American woman to attain four-star rank in Pentagon history." by robindu
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The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen  African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy. Throughout US history untill the end of WorldWar I, the Navy had enlisted African American for general service,they were barred from joining from 1919-1932.   In June 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the executive order (8802) that prohibited racial discrimination by by Karen Barber
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Karen Barber The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy. Throughout US history untill the end of WorldWar I, the Navy had enlisted African American for general service,they were barred from joining from 1919-1932. In June 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the executive order (8802) that prohibited racial discrimination by
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Central Park, An American Masterpiece: A Comprehensive History of the Nation's First Urban Park by Best Sellers
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Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog! by diane.smith
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Zakiya Randall ‘Z’ the youngest and first female african american in History to Win the 1st Place Medal in LPGA U.S. Women’s Open by ellebasi
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An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama. by imelda
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Young African American Girl by Black History Album, via Flickr Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910) by cindy
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"African American Office Clerks African American young female clerks working in Chicago Y.W.C.A. office.  Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. " Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb by graciela
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Gordon Parks was the first African American photographer for LIFE magazine. A visual artist who captured the trials and joys of African Americans…He was the FIRST major African American director and is responsible for the ‘Learning Tree’ & ‘Shaft’… by Cherry-Sota
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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. by Banphrionsa
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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. by tracy sam
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