In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until
Lowell Perry in 1957 became the first African-American coach in modern NFL history when he coached receivers for the PITTSBURGH STEELERS! Later in 1966 he became the first African-American to broadcast an NFL game to a national audience. He is fiiiiiiine
George Lucas, 69, pictured for the first time with daughter Everest
The Real Django: This is the actual man on which the movie DJango Unchained is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet.
In 1931 Sue Eakin, a white girl in Louisiana, saw a dusty, old book called "Twelve Years a Slave." She found a copy for herself a bit later - and spent 70 years rescuing it from obscurity and doggedly proving it was factual.
Little Known Black History Fact: The Fultz Quads were the worlds's first recorded African American identical quadruplets and was born May in REIDSVILLE, NC. Baby Formula company PET jumped on the opportunity to use these little baby girls as endors
BLACK HISTORY MONTH: For all those who love baking, but want the tasks to be made as easy as possible, you have Anna M. Mangin to thank for her ability to foresee your needs. The young African American woman invented the pastry fork in
"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