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In 1976, Mary Hall was the 1st woman of any race on the SWAT team of the Atlanta PD. At the time, she was 22 years old & had a 2 year old son #BlackHistoryYouDidntLearnInSchool #BlackHistory #BlackHistoryEveryMonth #BlackExcellence #BlackHistoryEveryDay #BlackHistoryIsAmericanHistory #BlackHistoryRocks #todayinblackhistory #BlackHistoryIsEveryonesHistory #BlackFact #BlackHistoryIsEveryDay #BlackHistoryMatters #BlackFacts #BlackHistory365 #BlackHistoryAllYear #blackhistoryuntold

Mary Hall in 1976 she was the black women to be apart of the Atlanta Police Department SWAT team.

June Jordan was one of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed African American writers of her generation, poet, playwright and essayist. Jordan was also known for her commitment to human rights and progressive political agenda. Jordan wasJune Jordan was one of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed African American writers of her generation, poet, playwright and essayist. Jordan was also known for her commitment to human rights and progressive political agenda. Jordan was the…

June Jordan was one of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed African American writers of her generation, poet, playwright and essayist. Jordan was also known for her commitment to human rights and progressive political agenda. Jordan wasJune Jordan was one of the most widely-published and highly-acclaimed African American writers of her generation, poet, playwright and essayist. Jordan was also known for her commitment to human rights and progressive political agenda. Jordan was the…

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Why not round up all the slave names and commemorate them on a wall, like that veteran shit. Stop trying to tell me that blacks aren't lazy with lamemes

Born a slave in Jackson county Missouri, Cathay Williams was the only known female Buffalo soldier during the Civil War.  She masqueraded as a man and enlists din the 38th Infantry, Company A, as William Cathay.

thecivilwarparlor: “ Cathay Williams - Became the first and the only known female Buffalo Soldier. Enlisting in the US Regular Army 1866 at St. Louis, Missouri for a three year engagement, passing.

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Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

profeminist:   “❤   these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and…

profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot. (Links to the Vogue.com article)

eternallybeautifullyblack: “ The African-American Suffragists History Forgot by Lynn Yaeger [T]hough we may have vague notions of the American women who fought so heroically for the ballot on this side of the Atlantic, they are, in our minds, in our.

Richard Holmes, first black student at Mississippi State University

Richard Holmes, first black student at Mississippi State University

Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray became the first African American woman to be ordained an Episcopal priest in 1977 at the age of 67, the first Black deputy attorney general in the state of California in 1945, the first Black American to receive a J.S.D. from Yale Law School in 1965, and graduated first (and the only woman) in her Howard University Law School class in 1944.:

Rev Dr Pauli Murray became th Afr-Am woman ordained Episcopal priest black deputy attorney general in California, Afr-Am a JSD frm Yale Law School 1965 & graduated (th only woman) in hr Howard Univ Law School class in 44

Elderly Black confederate veteran. Many free blacks, with business, living in or around New Orleans put on the Confederate uniform to protect their property from Union forces after reaching out to General Robert E. Lee.

Confederate veteran Reuben Patterson posed in his uniform with Mary Gardner Patterson, the granddaughter of Josiah Patterson,( who served as Governor of TN from Photo and information courtesy TN State Library and Archives.

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