Dorothy Counts, the first African American girl to attend an all-white school school, being taunted by her peers. This girl's strength ... by Atomix Onyx
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Atomix Onyx Dorothy Counts, the first African American girl to attend an all-white school school, being taunted by her peers. This girl's strength ...
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This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration. by olive
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olive This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration.
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This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration.  //  I just wanna slap those boys behind her.  But that asshat in the tie?  He needs so much more than slapping. by olive
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olive This is a photo of the first Black girl to attend an all white school in the United States—Dorothy Counts—being jeered and taunted by her white, male peers. This photo encompasses a lot of things that I really hate: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality…but it also encompasses strength, determination, inspiration. // I just wanna slap those boys behind her. But that asshat in the tie? He needs so much more than slapping.
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Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety, 14 November, 1960    Awesome by olive
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olive Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety, 14 November, 1960 Awesome
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Dorothy Counts, a fifteen year old black girl attempting to integrate all white Harding High School in NC in 1957. After four days of abuse her family removed her from school by olive
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olive Dorothy Counts, a fifteen year old black girl attempting to integrate all white Harding High School in NC in 1957. After four days of abuse her family removed her from school
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Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school. by batjas88
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batjas88 Bravest of the brave: U.S. Marshals escorting Ruby Bridges, one of the first African Americans students to attend a white school.
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Daisy Bates – civil rights activist, publisher, journalist.  In 1957, she helped nine African American students to become the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, who became known as the Little Rock Nine. President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered federal troops to go to Little Rock to uphold the law and protect the Little Rock Nine. With U.S. soldiers providing security, the Little Rock Nine left from Bates’ home for their first day of school on September... by sally
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sally Daisy Bates – civil rights activist, publisher, journalist. In 1957, she helped nine African American students to become the first to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, who became known as the Little Rock Nine. President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered federal troops to go to Little Rock to uphold the law and protect the Little Rock Nine. With U.S. soldiers providing security, the Little Rock Nine left from Bates’ home for their first day of school on September...
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room42:    Never forget!     Dorothy Counts being mocked by an entirely white audience on enrollment day at Harding High School. September 4th, 1957 by olive
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olive room42: Never forget!  Dorothy Counts being mocked by an entirely white audience on enrollment day at Harding High School. September 4th, 1957
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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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Banphrionsa 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.
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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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tracy sam 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.
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Donna Alexander, first African-American Breck Girl ca. 1975 by roxanne
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roxanne Donna Alexander, first African-American Breck Girl ca. 1975
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Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American to be featured on the cover of LIFE on November 1, 1954. by jo
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jo Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American to be featured on the cover of LIFE on November 1, 1954.
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All American High School Girl. American flag. Photography by Kamice by bertie
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bertie All American High School Girl. American flag. Photography by Kamice
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Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African-American students that eventually became an HBCU, Bethune-Cookman University, and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She dedicated her life to educating both whites and blacks about the accomplishments and needs of black people, writing, "Not only the Negro child but children of all races should read and know of the by emily
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emily Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and civil rights leader best known for starting a school for African-American students that eventually became an HBCU, Bethune-Cookman University, and for being an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She dedicated her life to educating both whites and blacks about the accomplishments and needs of black people, writing, "Not only the Negro child but children of all races should read and know of the
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Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 1892 – April 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to ever hold an international pilot license. Way back in the day "Queen Bess" was a stunt pilot and did not live long enough to fulfill her dream of establishing a school for young black aviators. Her pioneering achievements served as an inspiration for by kelli
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kelli Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 1892 – April 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to ever hold an international pilot license. Way back in the day "Queen Bess" was a stunt pilot and did not live long enough to fulfill her dream of establishing a school for young black aviators. Her pioneering achievements served as an inspiration for
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On This Day 1904:  Mary McLeod Bethune opens her first school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The school eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and Bethune went on to become an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. by faye
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faye On This Day 1904: Mary McLeod Bethune opens her first school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. The school eventually became Bethune-Cookman University and Bethune went on to become an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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Hattie McDaniel was the First African American Oscar Winner.     She won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in    Gone With the by LiveLoveLaughMyLife
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LiveLoveLaughMyLife Hattie McDaniel was the First African American Oscar Winner.  She won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in Gone With the
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High School Graduation Party Ideas | Include all the photos of him or her on their first day of school for ... by ella
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ella High School Graduation Party Ideas | Include all the photos of him or her on their first day of school for ...
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Diahann Carroll broke television barriers as the first African-American woman to star as a non-domestic in her own television show, "Julia". In 1962, she was the first African-American woman to be awarded a Tony Award, which she won for her role in the musical "No Strings." by krystal
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krystal Diahann Carroll broke television barriers as the first African-American woman to star as a non-domestic in her own television show, "Julia". In 1962, she was the first African-American woman to be awarded a Tony Award, which she won for her role in the musical "No Strings."
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Olive Oatman, first tattooed white woman in the U.S. She received her tattoos after being abducted by Indians. by andrea
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andrea Olive Oatman, first tattooed white woman in the U.S. She received her tattoos after being abducted by Indians.
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The REAL Mowgli: Incredible images of the little girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush by terri
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terri The REAL Mowgli: Incredible images of the little girl who spent the first ten years of her life growing up in the African bush
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Hattie McDaniel: 1940 Academy Awards  Became the first African American to be nominated and won an Oscar, accepts her best supporting actress award for her performance in Gone With The Wind. by Atomix Onyx
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Atomix Onyx Hattie McDaniel: 1940 Academy Awards Became the first African American to be nominated and won an Oscar, accepts her best supporting actress award for her performance in Gone With The Wind.
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Hattie McDaniel: 1940 Academy Awards  Became the first African American to be nominated and won an Oscar, accepts her best supporting actress award for her performance in Gone With The Wind. by Atomix Onyx by apple987
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apple987 Hattie McDaniel: 1940 Academy Awards Became the first African American to be nominated and won an Oscar, accepts her best supporting actress award for her performance in Gone With The Wind. by Atomix Onyx
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Nora Douglas Holt (1885-1974) - American musician and singer who composed over 200 pieces. In 1918 she was the first African American woman to earn her master’s degree from Chicago Musical College. During the roaring 1920s, Nora Holt was a wealthy socialite and party girl, Holt was a major player during the Harlem Renaissance. The photo is by an unidentified photographer c1930. by maggie
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maggie Nora Douglas Holt (1885-1974) - American musician and singer who composed over 200 pieces. In 1918 she was the first African American woman to earn her master’s degree from Chicago Musical College. During the roaring 1920s, Nora Holt was a wealthy socialite and party girl, Holt was a major player during the Harlem Renaissance. The photo is by an unidentified photographer c1930.
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This is Christine and her great-grandmother (who is reported to be between the ages of 80 and 120 years old). Christine is a recipient of World Concern’s scholarship program, and though she was the only girl to attend her secondary school, she excelled and is currently applying to university. Two generations of empowered and strong women! #ONEMoms by graciela
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graciela This is Christine and her great-grandmother (who is reported to be between the ages of 80 and 120 years old). Christine is a recipient of World Concern’s scholarship program, and though she was the only girl to attend her secondary school, she excelled and is currently applying to university. Two generations of empowered and strong women! #ONEMoms
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In 1957, Daisy Bates became a household name when she fought for the right of nine black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. by sally
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sally In 1957, Daisy Bates became a household name when she fought for the right of nine black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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A high school girl fakes a pregnancy her sr year and writes about all she had to encounter. MUST READ! by lilbitcrazy
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lilbitcrazy A high school girl fakes a pregnancy her sr year and writes about all she had to encounter. MUST READ!
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All American Girl! Our own, Carrie Underwood. (yes, she wore these in her video.) #toocool by helen
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helen All American Girl! Our own, Carrie Underwood. (yes, she wore these in her video.) #toocool
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Marisol's Whole World American Girl Doll of the Year 2005 Plus All Her Outfits and Accessories by christy
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christy Marisol's Whole World American Girl Doll of the Year 2005 Plus All Her Outfits and Accessories
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USA 2LT Emily J. T. Perez, 23, of Texas died in Al Kifl when her HMMWV struck an IED. She was assigned to the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Hood, TX as a Medical Service Corps officer. Emily was a 2005 graduate of West Point and had been in Company G3.She was the first African-American female cadet Corps command sergeant major. She was a letter winning track and field star in high school as well as West Point. by liz
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liz USA 2LT Emily J. T. Perez, 23, of Texas died in Al Kifl when her HMMWV struck an IED. She was assigned to the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Hood, TX as a Medical Service Corps officer. Emily was a 2005 graduate of West Point and had been in Company G3.She was the first African-American female cadet Corps command sergeant major. She was a letter winning track and field star in high school as well as West Point.
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Annie Malone, the country’s first African American millionaire. (1927) Malone built a very successful business creating hair care products for African American women. In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train beauticians & barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business. by amelia
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amelia Annie Malone, the country’s first African American millionaire. (1927) Malone built a very successful business creating hair care products for African American women. In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train beauticians & barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business.
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