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Emily Perez, the highest-ranking black and Hispanic female cadet in corps' history. Perez, 23, was buried at West Point military academy Sept. 26, 2006 two weeks after she was killed by a bomb in Iraq.

Emily Perez, was the first female African American Cadet Command Sergeant Major in the history of the U. Military Academy at West Point. She was deployed to Iraq in December as a Medical Service Corps officer and killed when a makeshift bomb exploded ne

I am eternally grateful for the women who protested against gender discrimination before me.

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Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "

bana05:    In which black folk are literally the foundation of Amerikkka.

“ Something your tour guide might not tell you: The heart of NYC’s financial district is built on a huge century African burial ground. Some 419 Africans were discovered.

Poster of black inventors

Why not round up all the slave names and commemorate them on a wall, like that veteran shit. Stop trying to tell me that blacks aren't lazy with lamemes

Captain Louis Capparelli of Maxwell Street Police Station’s dog Lassie. Chicago 1944

New guard dog.~~~~Our Jack Russell doesn't need a gun. She alerts the entire neighborhood if there is anyone around with whom she isn't very familiar. She is known as the neighborhood watch dog.

Garett Morgan, inventor.  You owe the 3-color stop light and the gas mask to this man. Born in Paris, Kentucky to Sydney, a former slave and son of Confederate Col. John H. Morgan and Eliza Reed, also a former slave.

Garrett Augustus Morgan (March 1877 – July was an African American inventor and community leader. His most notable inventions included a type of protective respiratory hood (or gas mask), a traffic signal, and a hair-straightening preparation

Dr. Walter McAfee

Walter S. McAfee is the African American mathematician and physicist who first calculated the speed of the moon. McAfee participated in Project Diana in the - a U. Army program, created to determine whether a high frequency radio signal could.

Charity Adams, the first African American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in 1942. She served in the Army for four years and held the rank of Lt. Colonel at the time of her release from active duty.

Charity Adams Earley, the first African American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps in She served in the Army for four years and held the rank of Lt. Colonel at the time of her release from active duty.

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him  Marlon Green

Continental Airlines honors its first black pilot by naming new 737 after him

Marlon Dewitt Green (June 1929 – July was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry.

U.S. Army's First Black Four-Star General Gen. Roscoe Robinson Jr.: Before Gen. Colin Powell, there was Robinson, who became the first African-American four-star general in the U.S. Army. The West Point graduate's career spanned two wars and four stars. In 1993 West Point recognized him as a distinguished graduate.

Roscoe Robinson Jr, ~ was the first Black four ~ star General in U. West Point recognized him as a distinguished graduate in

September 15, 1963 · Birmingham, Alabama Virgil Lamar Ware, 13, was riding on the handlebars of his brother’s bicycle when he was fatally shot by white teenagers. The white youths had come from a segregationist rally held in the aftermath of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing.

Virgil Lamar Ware, was riding on the handlebars of his brother’s bicycle when he was fatally shot by white teenagers. The white youths had come from a segregationist rally held in the aftermath of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing.

Midshipman Miles was the first African-American woman, and among the first group of women, to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland in 1980.

Janie L. Mines was the first African-American woman to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Mines was born in Aiken, South Carolina, in 1958 to Reverend William L. Mines and Daisy Sheppard Mines.

INDIGENOUS! Remember Europeans discovered places because it was unknown to them! We on the other hand were already there!!!!

History of the California Blacks Nation Califians (Khalifians) The First Americans ".They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it's a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.

This Iraq war soldier was made famous by a photograph, showing his compassion....

Joseph Dwyer carries an injured boy away from fire and to safety. [Iraq War, c. 2003 - - 42 Powerful Moments Of Human Compassion In The Face Of Violence

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