DID YOU KNOW? This Actress Went to Yale, Was The First Woman To Receive The NAACP Chairman's Civil Rights Leadership Award & SO MUCH MORE.... Read about her here. | Urban Intellectuals
Here is a short list of just some of the things she acheived: The first woman to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Civil Rights Leadership Award.Honored for raising the image of blacks through her work on stage, television and in the movies. She attended Yale University. She died in 1998 and had an estate worth around […]
Motivating Black Youth Toward Greatness/ African American Inventors
Black youth looking for a dose of inspiration now have a new ally following the recent launch of the website MyAncestorsdiddat.com, African American Inventors.
The life of Maya Angelou
Angelou was a dancer in a club in San Francisco in 1954 when friends encouraged her to become a calypso singer and go for an audition at the Purple Onion, then one of the Bay Area’s hottest cabarets. They also convinced her to change her name, and so Marguerite Johnson Angelos became Maya Angelou.
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A Woman's War: Captain Gail Harris - Navy's First African American Female Intelligence Officer
Over the past 20+ years, Captain Gail Harris has built a unique professional career that includes breaking ground for women and African Americans in the military, providing combat-proven leadership and intelligence analysis during major international conflicts, and developing policies and strategies for mitigating cyber warfare. She is also ...
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Dr. Sayde Curry: First African-American Woman to Become a Gastroenterologist in the U.S
Dr. Sayde Curry was the first African American woman to become a gastroenterologist in the United States, and the only African American to train in the gastroenterology fellowship program at Duke Univ
Taking Flight: 7 Black Female Astronauts and Aviators Who Changed History
From NASA mission specialists to commercial airline pilots, black women have been instrumental in the history of flight.
Black Women Power: Janet Collins
Janet Collins (1917-2003): dancer, choreographer, painter. “As a prima ballerina in 1951, she became the first Black artist to perform on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York…
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Forget What You Heard...This Man Is The Real Reason We All Have Mobile Phones, Here's Why
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