#SelmaBurke. ❤ Brilliant artist. It's up to us, those who not only care, but revere this quiet extraordinary history, to be its curators for posterity. -m

"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture

Mum Bett was the first black woman in Massachusetts to sue for freedom and win. In 1781, she visited a lawyer and said, ‘I heard that paper read yesterday that says all men are created equal and that every man has a right to freedom. I’m not a dumb...

Mum Bett was the first black woman in Massachusetts to sue for freedom and win. In she visited a lawyer and said, ‘I heard that paper read yesterday that says all men are created equal and that every man has a right to freedom. I’m not a dumb.

She was 10 years old when she went from being a poor negro girl to one of the richest Afro Americans in the early 1900's. Sarah Rector's story will amaze you.

She Was The Richest Black Girl In The World And It's A Shame We Barely Know Her Name

SARAH RECTOR - She was 10 years old when she went from being a poor negro girl to one of the richest Afro Americans in the early Sarah Rector's story will amaze you.

And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This is one of many of her famous poems "And Still I Rise". The website gives a good view on how others viewed Ms.

This is the news that will never be televised.  We are an amazing people.  I'm so proud of her!

Original Author of Terminator & Matrix! This is the news that will never be televised. We are an amazing people.

Malcolm X - Civil Rights Leader - Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. -Malcolm X                                                                                                                                                      More

30 Signs You Went To A Black College

Malcolm X - Civil Rights Leader - Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. -Malcolm X

In 1921, the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, businesses, hospitals and churches. All this would change on May 31.

In the Greenwood Avenue district of Tulsa, Oklahoma was an exemplar of what a motivated African American middle class could accomplish. Dubbed, "The Negro Wall Street," Greenwood Avenue was populated by successful African American families, business

An Infographic illustrating the African slave trade in American history. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/african-american-slave-trade-ships-records-for-genealogy.html

History of the African slave trade in early America Infographic. This slavery timeline covers 3 centuries of key historical events in early America &

Inspirational quotes that will warm your heart (30 Photos)

Inspirational quotes that will warm your heart (30 Photos)

alieyez: “#blackhistory ” even if he was a thug, people should still respect him. many of the black panthers were brothers he found on the streets… the thugs. he felt that they were the most likely to...

I find it very offensive that anyone would call Dr. Huey Newton a thug. The officers that killed Freddie Gray are thugs. PLEASE stop calling black men who are doing their best to fight a very racist system & corrupt police thugs.

On the blog- Reflecting on Black History Month http://blog.purehome.com/2014/black-history-month-a-time-to-embrace-culture/

20 Martin Luther King Quotes

If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl. But by all means keep moving.: On Service Martin Luther Ki…

Sixteen year old Yvette Stephens joined the Chicago Chapter of The Black Panther Party. You know her as Chaka Khan.

Sixteen year old Yvette Stephens joined the Chicago Chapter of The Black Panther Party. You know her as Chaka Khan.nastywomenproject,com

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. Read the story and share it with everyone you know!!!! What a fraud..

23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Rosa Parks was NOT the first black woman to refuse to give up her bus seat. But don't forget, Rosa Parks was a trained activist!

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