Dr. Jane Wright, invented cancer treatment

A Moment In African American History Dr.Jane Cooke Wright, African American Cancer Research Living Legend and Pioneer. See more details about her life and work at: "Changing the Face of Medicine":

NASA's first African-American manager.  Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (1910–2008) was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in 1943.

NASA's first African-American manager. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Mem

Today in Black History, 8/3/2013 - Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham was the third African American woman to go into space in 2006. For more info, check out today's notes!

Taking Flight: 7 Black Female Astronauts and Aviators Who Changed History

Joan Elizabeth Higginbotham (b. Aug American engineer former NASA astronaut. Flew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery mission as mission specialist. Second Black Woman to become an astronaut. Via Wikipedia

cafeballads: “ blackvintage: “ monkeyknifefight: “ faradaisy | thedolo: “ In Spring 1960, Ruby Bridges was one of several African-Americans in New Orleans to take a test to determine which children...

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

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Vintage Black Glamour and Vintage Black Glamour: Gentleman’s Quarters are now available individually and as a fabulous box set from Rocket 88 Books. The Vintage Black Glamour documentary is.

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON For more about Meharry and the School Top-ten producer of African-American Ph.D.s in Biomedical Sciences Meharry is the second largest educator of African-American medical doctors and dentists in the United States. Meharry was the first medical school in the South for African Americans.

lovelyandbrown: “miamberst: “thoughtsofablackgirl: “ These handsome guys are from Meharry Medical College. Here’s Some Facts About The School Top-ten producer of African-American Ph.s in Biomedical Sciences Leading producer of African-American.

It's A Black Thang.com - African American Art - Romantic & Erotic

Good Night by Andrew Nichols is a work of art highlighting a black couple sleeping in each others' arms.

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.

Though born into slavery Biddy Mason gained freedom for herself and her children in 1856. Only ten years later she had saved enough money to purchase property, making her the first African American woman to own land in Los Angeles. A nurse and midwife by profession, she helped found the first elementary school for African American children in Los Angeles,

Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 1818 in Hancock County, Georgia – January 1891 in Los Angeles, California) was an African American nurse, and a California real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history.

Bessie Coleman aka "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess”

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.

African American History | African-American History-Famous Authors: Langston Hughes ...

Prolific writer and poet Langston Hughes rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. "Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." My first literary love.

Too Black For America: 1950's Beauty Helen Williams - The First African American Fashion Model >>HELEN WILLIAMS WAS THE FIRST female African American fashion model to break into the mainstream.

Too Black For America: 1950's Beauty Helen Williams - The First African American Fashion Model >>HELEN WILLIAMS WAS THE FIRST female African American fashion model to break into the mainstream.

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