African American Inventors

I didn't know there were so many things invented by black people, especially when slavery was still so present in our society, I'm surprised that they were still given the recognition.

Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas (1931-1980) African American child actor that played the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series’ end in 1944. Although the character he played was often the subject of controversy in later years for containing elements of the “pickaninny” stereotype, Thomas always defended his work in the series, pointing out that Buckwheat and the rest of the black Our Gang kids were treated as equals to the white kids in the…

blackhistoryalbum: “ Billie “Buckwheat” Thomas African American child actor that played the character of Buckwheat in the Our Gang (Little Rascals) short films from 1934 until the series’.

Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

Black Indian Slave Narratives: Few people realize that Native Americans were enslaved right alongside the African Americans . Fewer still realize that many Native Americans owned African Americans and Native Americans from other tribes. From the interviews with former slaves that were collected by the Federal Writers' Project during the 1930s, this volume offers 27 of the most absorbing firsthand testimonies about African American and Native American relationships in the 19th century…

Antique African American Mother & Daughter Photo Booth Old Black Americana | eBay

Antique African American Mother & Daughter Photo Booth Old Black Americana | eBay

A new photo book from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture features stories of African-American youth

A new photo book from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture features stories of African-American youth

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Rare AFRICAN AMERICAN AMBROTYPE 1/6th TINTED CHEEKS c1850s Civil War Era Photo

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African_American_Sunday_Dinner_3 10 Favorite Vintage Images in the Kitchen

African_American_Sunday_Dinner_3 10 Favorite Vintage Images in the Kitchen

ANTIQUE VINTAGE AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTIC PROFILE ANGEL BOY OLD PHOTOBOOTH PHOTO | eBay

ANTIQUE VINTAGE AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTIC PROFILE ANGEL BOY OLD PHOTOBOOTH PHOTO | eBay

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what…

Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats.

An African American woman sitting on car bumper, Shreveport, Louisiana, circa 1931. The Burns Archive

Woman sitting on car bumper, c. This stylish woman balances on a car bumper. Countless snapshots show people sitting on, in, or near cars, an indication of how important these vehicles are to us. © The Burns Archive.

AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general.

AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general.

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

There can be no Celebration of Black History, the Harlem Renaissance or the global literary world without the mention of James Mercer Langston Hughes. He was honor by the Postal Service in 20002 with his very own stamp during Black Heritage Month.

african americans - husband consoles wife at the auction block

Freedmen Memorial Cemetery by Artist and Sculptor David Newton. This historic and state landmark memorial features figures cast in bronze by artist David Newton. Here - Husband consoles wife at the auction block.

Powerful Statement

Powerful Statement

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. "An awesome trajectory. What happened to Jessie?

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