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El congresista estadounidense que nació como esclavo  - Cuaderno de Historias

El congresista estadounidense que nació como esclavo

Robert Smalls: escaped slave and all around genius. He took his family and escaped slavery under the noses of the Confederate soldiers. They literally watched him sail away not realizing what was going on.

Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Washington Jr., E. Davidson Washington, 1906. Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnson

Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Davidson Washington, Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnson

El doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (médico y diputado de la Asambrea Nacional francesa) ideó en 1789 un artefacto, que terminó siendo bautizado con su apellido, y cuyo objetivo servía para cortar la cabeza a los condenados a muerte de una manera rápida y ahorrando el máximo sufrimiento al ejecutado. A

Cuando Fernando VII decretó ejecutar con el ‘garrote vil’ por cuestiones humanitarias

El doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (médico y diputado de la Asambrea Nacional francesa) ideó en 1789 un artefacto, que terminó siendo bautizado con su apellido, y cuyo objetivo servía para cortar la cabeza a los condenados a muerte de una manera rápida y ahorrando el máximo sufrimiento al ejecutado. A

MOL Manned Orbiting Laboratory- Maj Robet Lawrence

Major Robert H. America's First African American Astronaut United States Air Force

juicio a Adolf Eichmann, el primer gran evento televisado de la Historia. 1960

Juicio a Adolf Eichmann, el primer gran evento televisado de la Historia

Fearless Mentor Williams Born April 20, 1882 his father named him Fearless because he looked him straight in the eyes right after he was born! The name served the honorable man well. He had a long career with the BO Railroad He was a leader in Baltimore's African-American community and a trustee of Provident Hospital. He was also uncle to Thurgood Marshall, first African American Supreme Court Justice. He retired on June 15, 1952 with nearly 46 years of service with the BO.

Fearless Mentor Williams Born April 20, 1882 his father named him Fearless because he looked him straight in the eyes right after he was born! The name served the honorable man well. He had a long career with the BO Railroad He was a leader in Baltimore's African-American community and a trustee of Provident Hospital. He was also uncle to Thurgood Marshall, first African American Supreme Court Justice. He retired on June 15, 1952 with nearly 46 years of service with the BO.

The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…

Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness

The Orangeburg massacre is the most common name given to an incident on February 8, 1968, in which nine South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fired into a crowd of protesters demonstrating against segregation at a bowling alley near the campus of South Carolina State College, a historically black college. Three men were killed and twenty-eight persons were injured; most victims were shot in the back. ~ additional comment from Colleen Griffin re: comment…

Deborah Willis (born February 5, 1948) is a contemporary African American artist, photographer, curator of photography, photographic historian, author, and educator. named among the 100 Most Important People in Photography by American Photography Magazine, Dr. Deborah Willis is Chair and Professor of Photography and Imaging at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University where she also has an affiliated appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences.  http://debwillisphoto.com/home.html

, is chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Professor Willis and has an affiliated appointment as University Prof

Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle, First African American and first person to win the Emmy Award Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries. I loved her as Florida Evans on Good TImes

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Buffalo Soldiers, K Troop, Cavalry, The Plains Wars, Wyoming 1880

As the first African Americans to become Marines, Montford Point Marines changed the face of the United States Marine Corps forever. Featuring MGYSGT Reid of Los Angeles, Chapter 8. videos (playlist)

World War 2 African Americans - Marine Corps Aboard a Coast Guard-manned transport somewhere in the Pacific

Oveta Culp Hobby swears in first African American female WAC officer, Charity Early Adams. The Womans Collection, Texas Womans University. Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Houston, commands the Women's Army Corps. 1942, Col. Oveta Culp Hobby, Houston, commands the Women's Army Corps.

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Andrea Motley Crabtree

Andrea Motley Crabtree

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