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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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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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. 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 generations of African American men and women.
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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 achievements, accomplishments and deeds of the Negro." R.I.P. 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 achievements, accomplishments and deeds of the Negro." R.I.P.
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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 krystal
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krystal 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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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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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 by Free People
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Free People 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 by Free People
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Free People 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
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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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Macross Frontier Ranka Lee All-girl's High School White Uniform Cosplay Costume by billcnat
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billcnat Macross Frontier Ranka Lee All-girl's High School White Uniform Cosplay Costume
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"Pearl Primus (1919–1994) was an ambassador of African dance & the African experience in the Caribbean & US. Her Trinidadian heritage, combined with extensive studies in the Caribbean, Africa & the American South, became the lens through which she taught & choreographed. Confronting stereotypes & prejudice through movement, she advocated dance as a means of uniting people against discrimination. 'When I dance, I am dancing as a human being, but a human being who has African roots.'" MORE at link by cristina
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cristina "Pearl Primus (1919–1994) was an ambassador of African dance & the African experience in the Caribbean & US. Her Trinidadian heritage, combined with extensive studies in the Caribbean, Africa & the American South, became the lens through which she taught & choreographed. Confronting stereotypes & prejudice through movement, she advocated dance as a means of uniting people against discrimination. 'When I dance, I am dancing as a human being, but a human being who has African roots.'" MORE at link
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Manukura is the first all-white kiwi to be born in captivity. Manukura recently underwent a small operation to remove stones from her by heejin
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heejin Manukura is the first all-white kiwi to be born in captivity. Manukura recently underwent a small operation to remove stones from her
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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. She had been a gospel singer and helped start an ... 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. She had been a gospel singer and helped start an ...
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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. by rochelle
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rochelle 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.
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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. by amie
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amie 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.
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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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robindu "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."
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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 by Banphrionsa
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Banphrionsa 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
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Being 1 rocks adorable boy or girl custom age birthday bib great gift idea first birthday white blue black or pink color choice on Etsy, $6.49 by carol.hasky
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carol.hasky Being 1 rocks adorable boy or girl custom age birthday bib great gift idea first birthday white blue black or pink color choice on Etsy, $6.49
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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. by debra
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debra 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.
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