CULVER CITY, CA - CIRCA Pianist Fats Waller poses with members of the Creole Dancing Revue aka Frank Sebastian's Cotton Club Cuties at Frank Sebastian's New Cotton Club circa 1935 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Willa Brown Chappell , born in 1906 . In 1938 , she became the first woman Black pilot licensed in the united states and in 1943 , the first African American Woman to possess a commercial pilot and mechanic's licence
About racism. Opelousas Massacre Occurred On This Date In Hundreds Of Blacks Slain Over Voting Rights (we cannot forget the injustices that have brought us to today--the people who suffered to protect everyone's right to vote must not ever be forgotten)
Sheila Johnson - Born: January 1949 (age African American female billionaire entrepreneur who co-founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) in 1979 and is part-owner of the three sports teams in the NHL, NBA and the WNBA.