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Next time you pick up your clothes from the cleaners, remember Thomas L. Jennings, first brother to receive a patent: for dry cleaning process

Next time you pick up your clothes from the cleaners, remember Thomas L. Jennings, first brother to receive a patent: for dry cleaning process

1869 Robert Freeman Tanner becomes the first African American to earn a dental degree (Harvard University). In the same year, Howard University Law School becomes the United States’ first Black law school.

1869 Robert Freeman Tanner becomes the first African American to earn a dental degree (Harvard University). In the same year, Howard University Law School becomes the United States’ first Black law school.

The first people in China were Black An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia to China some thousands of years ago.

The first people in China were Black An international study has found that the Chinese people originated not from Peking Man in northern China, but from early humans in East Africa who moved through South Asia to China some thousands of years ago.

A stunning study in contrasts: Washington DC, 1946. Poverty in view of the Capitol Posted on Facebook by Larry Rogak ‎Vintage African American Photography

A stunning study in contrasts: Washington DC, 1946. Poverty in view of the Capitol Posted on Facebook by Larry Rogak ‎Vintage African American Photography

"Cudjoe" is believed to be the last slave born in Africa and brought to the United States by the transatlantic slave trade. Before he died, he gave several interviews on his experiences, including one to the writer Zora Neale Hurston. During that interview in 1928, Hurston made a short film of Cudjoe, the only moving image that exists in the Western hemisphere of an African transported through the transatlantic slave trade.

"Cudjoe" is believed to be the last slave born in Africa and brought to the United States by the transatlantic slave trade. Before he died, he gave several interviews on his experiences, including one to the writer Zora Neale Hurston. During that interview in 1928, Hurston made a short film of Cudjoe, the only moving image that exists in the Western hemisphere of an African transported through the transatlantic slave trade.

Osborne Anderson was the only African American to Survive, among the five Black Men that accompanied John Brown on the raid on Harpers Ferry!  In 1861 Anderson wrote A Voice From Harper’s Ferry. He believed that southern accounts were biased, he felt compelled to give an account of the event from the raiders’ perspective. http://www.cafepress.com/gkcstore

Osborne Anderson was the only African American to Survive, among the five Black Men that accompanied John Brown on the raid on Harpers Ferry! In 1861 Anderson wrote A Voice From Harper’s Ferry. He believed that southern accounts were biased, he felt compelled to give an account of the event from the raiders’ perspective. http://www.cafepress.com/gkcstore

1963 --- William Lewis Moore, a white postal worker from Maryland who walked to Mississippi to deliver a letter against segregation. Murdered 5 days before his birthday in 1963.

1963 --- William Lewis Moore, a white postal worker from Maryland who walked to Mississippi to deliver a letter against segregation. Murdered 5 days before his birthday in 1963.

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