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An Italian devotional image of Mary as the patroness of Africa. (Personally I picture Mary with a tan.or a cocoa.

Katie Booth, chemist born Date: Thu, 1907-05-23 *Katie Booth was born on this date in 1907. She was an African American biomedical chemist and community activist.

Badass woman of color. Katie Booth, chemist born Date: Thu, *Katie Booth was born on this date in She was an African American biomedical chemist and community activist.

Marjatta the young virgin of Kalevala. She becomes pregnant from eating a lingonberry.

Marjatta the young virgin of Kalevala. She becomes pregnant from eating a lingonberry.

Lift Up Your Face  I found this old folk poem online, but could not pin it from website, so I went online and found some art I thought would fit the poem and was able to pin it that way.

Lift Up Your Face I found this old folk poem online, but could not pin it from website, so I went online and found some art I thought would fit the poem and was able to pin it that way.

Mahala Ashley Dickerson (1912-2007) was the first black female attorney admitted to the Alabama and Alaska bar associations. During her long legal career, she was known as an advocate for the rights of the poor and underprivileged, women, and minorities. In 1983 Dickerson became the first African American president of the National Association of Women Lawyers. In 1995 the National Bar Association honored Dickerson by presenting her with the Margaret Brent Award..

Mahala Ashley Dickerson was the first black female attorney admitted to the Alabama and Alaska bar associations. During her long legal career, she was known as an advocate for the rights of the poor and underprivileged, women, and minorities.

Alia Atkinson of Jamaica reacts after winning Women's 100m Breaststroke Final.

Alia Atkinson of Jamaica reacts after winning Women's 100m Breaststroke Final.

Louisiana Legislaturewas more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.

Louisiana Legislature by Faubourg Treme Documentary

Maria SS. Rosa Mistica e Madre della Provvidenza    A statue of Mary venerated in Cormons in Italy under the title ‘Most Holy Mary Mystical Rose and Mother of Providence’.

Rosa Mistica e Madre della Provvidenza A statue of Mary venerated in Cormons in Italy under the title & Holy Mary Mystical Rose and Mother of Providence&

Anne Frank, looking cute as can be.

Anne Frank before the war - Beautiful child, sad story.

Little Rock Nine Students and Mrs. Daisy Bates at the height of the school desegration battles during 1957. by Pan-African News Wire File Photos, via Flickr

The Little Rock struggle to desegrate Central High School during the late

Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington had the vision to build schools across the South to educate that generation, even in segregated conditions. These students became the ones who fought for Civil Rights at mid-century.

Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington had the vision to build schools across the South to educate that generation, even in segregated conditions. These students became the ones who fought for Civil Rights at mid-century.

Mary

Mary

Tiffany Hall in September 2006, she killed her pregnant friend to steal her unborn baby and drowned her other children age 7, 2 and 1 in East St. Louis. She is sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Killer: Tiffany Hall in September she killed her pregnant friend to steal her unborn baby and drowned her other children age 2 and 1 in East St. She is sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Mary Sherman Morgan America’s first female rocket scientist, credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer

Brooklyn Museum - The Magnificat (Le magnificat) - James Tissot - overall - Magnificat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

File:Brooklyn Museum - The Magnificat (Le magnificat) - James Tissot - overall .jpg Wonder what Mary's Mother, St. Anne, thought of the Announcement? Scripture strangely silent on what she thought.

Annibale Carracci, attrib. (Italian, 1560 – 1609), Portrait of an African Slave Woman, ca. 1580s.

Princeton University Art Museum Opens “Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe” Exhibit on February 16

Hoop and pearl earring. England: "Portrait of an African Slave Woman" attrib. to Annibale Carracci (Italian, 1560 – Tomasso Brothers, Leeds, England. Courtesy of the Princeton University Art Museum.

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