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African American Figures

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Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present - Default

Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present

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Nancy Green, The Original "Aunt Jemima" born

On this date we celebrate the birth of Nancy Green in 1834. She was a Black storyteller and one of the first black corporate models in the United States. The world knew her as "Aunt Jemima," but her given name was Nancy Green. The famous Aunt Jemima recipe was not her recipe but she became the advertising world's first living trademark.

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Top 10 African American Inventors - Listverse

Despite the hardships suffered through slavery, many African Americans have managed to become great inventors, scientists, and thinkers. This is a list of the ten greatest African American inventors. 10. Madame C J Walker 1867 - 1919 Invented: Hair Lotion for black women Sarah Breedlove, who later became known as Madam C. J. Walker, was

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6 African-American Inventors for Kids: How Black Inventors Shaped Us

Learn about the accomplishments and contributions of 6 famous African-American inventors, and how they helped shape our society.

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Aaron Douglas, an African American painter and a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance founded the art department at Fisk University where he served for 27 years.

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Three African American Black Women - 1 Piece / 24in x 18in / canvas

"Three African American Black Women" Abstract Canvas Art. Three African American Black Women features three tribal queens with decorated dresses. One is balancing a large decorated clay pot on her head, the other is holding a small pot in her hand while the third woman is holding a bowl at her waist. This beautiful design features an abstract background with gold sparkles. This poster will make a great addition to your wall space.

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WIT02 AAE Forgiven Witness Card Pack

Thomas Blackshear Jesus Witness Cards One of the most special things we can do as African American Christians is share the news of our salvation with others. We are called upon to be disciples for Christ and help spread God’s good word everywhere we go. African-American artist Thomas Blackshear has created a beautiful, touching witness card that depicts the love Jesus has for mankind. Arming yourself with appealing witness cards can help open the dialogue with the people you meet. They’ll see the undeniable beauty of Thomas Blackshear’s image and note the unconditional love Jesus represents. With 25 cards per pack, you can always have a witness card handy to share. Use it as a chance to add your own personal story about how you came to Christ and how everyone can experience the same salvation if they simply ask for it. Size: 2"W x 3.5"H / 25 cards per pack

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Martin Robison Delany (May 6, 1812 – January 24, 1885) was an African-American abolitionist, journalist, physician, and writer, arguably the first proponent of American black nationalism. He was one of the first three blacks admitted to Harvard Medical School. He became the first African-American field officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War.

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