blackhistoryalbum: “ Maggie Laura, Elizabeth, Armstead, and Mamie……the grandchildren of Maggie L. Walker, the first American woman to found and be president of a bank and an early advocate for African American women’s rights Courtesy of the Maggie L.
"Selma Burke's commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!" Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture
Anne Wiggins Brown was the original Bess in "Porgy and Bess. -- "Anne Wiggins Brown, soprano and the first African American vocalist admitted to the Julliard School. Brown was born August 1912 in Baltimore, Maryland.
A group of young women pose next to the azaleas on the grounds of Paradise Park. Photo by Bruce Mozert. By permission of Bruce Mozert. Courtesy of Marion County Black Archives. Reprinted with permission of the University Press of Florida.
LET ME BLOW YOUR MIND.This is photo of a soldier,(German father, African mother). His father was a colonial administrator in German SW Africa (now Namibia). When the official returned to Germany, he took his son with him.