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
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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 generations of African American men and women.
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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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
Strapless chiffon gown with darted bodice varying sized black and white stripes and side zip closure. Pleated insets on the skirt. This dress is like a beautiful optical illusion. By Eva Franco When Eva Franco emigrated to the United States as a young girl fashion quickly became her entr e into new surroundings. Born and raised in Transylvania Romania but of Hungarian heritage she discovered that her passion for designing clothing helped her express herself as she communicated with her American peers. After graduating from New York s Fashion Institute of Technology Franco went to Paris where she continued her education. Eva Franco clothing celebrates the female form and is made in Los Angeles where her company is based. $269.95
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Strapless chiffon gown with darted bodice, varying sized black and white stripes, and side zip closure. Pleated insets on the skirt. This dress is like a beautiful optical illusion. By Eva Franco When Eva Franco emigrated to the United States as a young girl, fashion quickly became her entrée into new surroundings. Born and raised in Transylvania, Romania, but of Hungarian heritage, she discovered that her passion for designing clothing helped her express herself as she communicated with her American peers. After graduating from New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, Franco went to Paris, where she continued her education. Eva Franco clothing celebrates the female form, and is made in Los Angeles, where her company is based. $450.00
A high school girl fakes a pregnancy her sr year and writes about all she had to encounter. MUST READ!
Manukura is the first all-white kiwi to be born in captivity. Manukura recently underwent a small operation to remove stones from her
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. She had been a gospel singer and helped start an ...
Charlotte E. Ray Esq - Jan 13, 1850 -Jan 4, 1911 was the first African American female lawyer in the US: The first women to practice and argue in the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. She attended a school called the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth in Washington, D.C and became a teacher at Howard University. She attended Howard's law school and graduated on February 27, 1872. She was the first woman to graduate from the Howard University School of Law.
Time for a new pair of school shoes? Let her try on the canvas shoes, with sweet girl and rabbit design on the canvas uppers. These sneakers are light underfoot, have a lace up style, and use durable rubber soles for the best in traction for all her fun. A red school girl with this shoe will be full of passion and vigour! $$19.99
This outfit believed to have been made by African American dressmaker Elizabeth Keckly and worn by the first lady during the winter social season of 1861–62. All three pieces are piped with white satin. The daytime bodice is trimmed with mother-of pearl buttons. Its lace collar is of the period but is not original to the bodice. The evening bodice is trimmed with lace and chenille fringed braid.
The Golden 13 were the 13 African-American enlisted men who became the first black commissioned officers in the United States Navy. Responding to pressure from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Adlai Stevenson, the Navy began officer training for 16 African-American enlisted men at the Camp Robert Smalls Recruit Training Center in the Great Lakes in January 1944. Although all 16 members of the class passed the course, only 12 were commissioned as ensigns
Does you girl has a wedding to attend? Does she need a flower girl dress? You must be considering this one. This flower girl dress has a jewel neckline and is tea length with a flower decorated on the waist, which is decent and adorable. The white and blue color is showing her active and innocent. This cute dress is perfect with wonderful design and kawaii color attracting most guests! On the wedding, she is just the angle in this word! Come and have it! We assure you are the only super star in the party!
ODV "Ophelia DeVore" The First African American Model in American to start her own Modeling Agency in 1940's She starting modeling in the 30's. She broke down stereotypes of what black was or looked like in the "color blind" Caucasian world of modeling in America back in the 130's & 40's. ODV's Modeling agency was the first one to win the prestigious Cannes Film Festival Queen of the International Award for America with a 'black' model! America took notice of us then.
"Helen ‘Curl’ Harris - an entrepreneur at a time when women (let alone African-American women) were a rarity in business. A self-made graduate of the Skidmore Vocational School and the Philadelphia Charm and Model School, she ran and operated numerous beauty businesses in Philadelphia (Curl’s Beautyrama, Curl’s Beauty Salon and Charm Service, and Curl’s Moderne Beautyrama) as well as created her own line of make-up and hair products. Ella Fitzgerald and Josephine Baker were among her clients."
A girl never forgets her first pair of truly luxurious shoes! These tan knee-high boots fromBC Shoes are bound to be memorable for all of their wearers. Featur... $149.99
Marie Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952) was a Chippewa attorney. Marie was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law. Today the Women’s Law Association at her alma mater funds a scholarship in her name. Following law school, Marie worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and was treasurer the Society of American Indians.
Based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon, "Legally Blonde: The Musical" is an uplifting song and dance sensation following sweet Elle Woods on her journey to win her high-school boyfriend back -- at Harvard Law School. Bailey Hanks, who played Elle Woods on Broadway, reprises her role as the ambitious blonde sorority girl who puts down her credit cards and picks up her books in order to conquer the Ivy League. Nominated for seven Tony Awards, "Legally Blonde" will capture your heart by reminding you that what's most important is being true to yourself.
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CHARLOTTE FORTEN - was the first northern African-American schoolteacher to go south to teach former slaves. As a black woman, she hoped to find kinship with the freedmen, though her own education set her apart from the former slaves. She stayed on St. Helena Island for two years, then succumbed to ill health then returned north. In 1864, she published "Life on the Sea Islands" in The Atlantic Monthly, which brought the work of the Port Royal Experiment to the attention of Northern readers.
Nancy Smith is a quilter of 40 years. She was co-owner of Great American Quilt Factory for 30 years. She is now an enthusiastic Craftsy instructor and loves being able to share all of her new ideas. See how she does with the challenge!
Nora Holt, photographed with a marionette by Carl Van Vechten on August 29, 1937, was first African American to earn a master’s degree in music (Chicago Musical College, 1918) She was a music critic for two preeminent black newspapers, the Chicago Defender and the New York Amsterdam News. Married five (or more) times, she was also a regular in the gossip columns thanks to her scandalous love life.
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Marion Anderson, who in 1939 was refused permission to perform at Constitution Hall by the Daughter of the American Revolution, went on to become the first African American leading artist at the Met in 1955. Anderson was an example to Leontyne Price and Jessye Norman, for whom she obviously opened doors. In 1978 Ms Anderson received the Kennedy Center Honors Medallion. An invitation to the White House is a part of that event.
00 Gauge Black Acrylic White Black Mud Flap Girl Saddle Plug The mud flap girl is an iconic silhouette of an hourglass shaped woman sitter with her hair being blown in the wind. Mud flap girl logo plug. A symbol plug. This 10mm plug is sold individually. Black acrylic ear plug jewelry. Specifications: 10mm (00Gauge), Acrylic, Item Sold Individually
00 Gauge Steel White Black Mud Flap Girl Screw Fit Plug The mud flap girl is an iconic silhouette of an hourglass shaped woman sitter with her hair being blown in the wind. Mud flap girl logo plug. A symbol plug. This 10mm plug is sold individually. Stainless Steel ear plug jewelry. Specifications: 10mm (00Gauge), Stainless Steel Screw Fit Plug, Item Sold Individually