Nina Mae McKinney (June an American actress dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe. She was one of the first African-American film stars and one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.
April 1853 -On this date in Harriet Tubman began her work with the Underground Railroad. This was a network of antislavery activists who helped slaves escape from the South.On her first trip, Tubman brought her own sister and her sister’s.
A local girl with a comb in her hair, Chimoio, central Mozambique close to the border with Zimbabwe. (Photo and caption by Nicholas Zajicek/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest)