The Dahomey Amazons are the only documented all-female official front-line combat arms military unit in modern history.

Fighting-women of the Fon (Dahomey people) held semi-sacred status as celibate warrior "wives" of the King

B  photo of a young African American girl from 19th Century in a pretty dress. Lovely

Beautiful African American Edwardian girl, Credit: Missouri Historical Society via Black History Album, The Way We Were

black soldier stationed in france during world war II.

black soldiers stationed in france during world war II. inscription reads "to nelson, always my ace, lucky".pent this before but this soldier reminds me of Ludacris :)

Fredi Washington refused to "pass" for white, at Hollywood's suggestion, and was therefore typecast as mixed race and never allowed a flourishing career. Her stance, however, made her an advocate among African Americans.

Fredi Washington refused to "pass" for white, at Hollywood's suggestion, and was therefore typecast as mixed race and never allowed a flourishing career. Her stance, however, made her an advocate among African Americans. "Imitation of Life" wow!

Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen were the African American military aviators in the United States armed forces

Henrietta Lacks (August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951)[1] (sometimes erroneously called Henrietta Lakes, Helen Lane or Helen Larson) was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create the first known human immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.[2]

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping

Yes, I knew this information.  Another good source, besides the MLK Jr. website is the book, "DEAD WRONG: STRAIGHT FACTS ON THE COUNTRY'S MOST CONTROVERSIAL COVER-UPS" by Richard Belzer and David Wayne.

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT , here's another Bull shit all men are created equal , what a bunch of shit . So I'm not Afro American but , I know about the crap they have thrown everyone the lies .

Full length portrait of a young African American boy in velvet suit and elaborate lace collar and cuffs, ca. 1875. Randolph L. Simpson African-American collection. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.  Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.  Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

Creator : Anderson, New York. Other Creator : Simpson, Randolph Linsly, ca. Full length portrait of "Bright" Oscar Moore, young boy in velvet suit and elaborate lace collar and cuffs. From: Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection.

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