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