Barbara Jordan. First African American woman Elected to the House of Representatives, Statue in Austin, TX.
Day 23: Anna M. Mangin (life dates unknown). Inventor. African-American who received a patent in 1892 for improvements to the Pastry Fork. Her fork allowed ingredients to be mixed without the cook having to touch them. The fork could also be used to beat eggs, mash potatoes, and prepare salad dressings.
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg: The oiginal “Father of Black History” (Inspired Dr. John Henrik Clarke to research black hitory at 17 yrs. of age)
Black Stars - African American Women Scientists and Inventors
African Americans in Chicago - Paperback Book
Dallas TX - Freedman's Cemetery Statue I'll visit the cemetery then the Freedman's exhibit at the African American Museum..SN
Begin With the Past: Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Marian Anderson - Brief Summary - An African American operatic and concert singer that was renowned thoughtout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice. The first African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera. The following web resource has related information: Marian Anderson - A Voice of Hope
A staue of Gaspar Yanga. A man widely considered to have established one of the first free black settlements in North or South America.