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MAY AYIM AWARD Literatur Black German MAY AYIM AWARD POETRY Schwarze Frauen Deutsche Afro Deutsch

Can't create an HBCU board without starting with an image from my beloved North Carolina Central University!  Give it up for the "Marching Sound Machine".

Can't create an HBCU board without starting with an image from beloved North Carolina Central University! Give it up for the "Marching Sound Machine".

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Classroom in in the south before integration.

Octavia Estelle Butler was an American science fiction writer. A recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Butler was one of the best-known women in the field

Octavia Butler reading a book in 1975 “In order to rise From its own ashes A phoenix First Must Burn.” —Octavia Butler, Parable of the Talents

Actress Fredericka Carolyn "Fredi" Washington (December 23, 1903 - June 28, 1994) began her career as a dancer in the Broadway show Shuffle Along and later toured with Josephine Baker. She is best known for her role as Peola in the film Imitation of Life (1934). Unable to get roles beyond the "tragic mulatto" she left acting to write for People's Voice, owned by her brother-in-law, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. She was also a founder of the Negro Actors Guild in 1937. #TodayInBlackHistory

African American actress Fredi Washington starred in the 1937 film "Imitation of Life". The film was nominated for an Academy Award.

The organizing committee of the 1939 New York World’s Fair commissioned Augusta Savage’s 16-foot-tall painted plaster sculpture, Lift Every Voice and Sing, to be displayed on the fairgrounds. Savage titled the piece after James Weldon and Rosamund Johnson’s song of the same name, a song so important in African-American communities that it was often called the “National Negro Anthem.”

"Lift Every Voice and Sing" sculpture designed by Harlem Renaissance artist Augusta Savage for 1939 World's Fair. As a temporary installation it was destroyed at close of fair.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Briggs--SC petitioners in Briggs v. Elliott, case  included in larger Brown ruling.  They ultimately had to leave Clarendon Co. because it was too dangerous after their lawsuit.

Harry Briggs--SC petitioners in Briggs v. Elliott, case included in larger Brown ruling. They ultimately had to leave Clarendon Co. because it was too dangerous after their lawsuit.

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