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Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola (1970-75)

Issuing Body: Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola Date Created: Description: Photograph of an Angolan woman with a child and a gun.


Angela Davis 1974 famous for her natural 'fro. Large hoop earrings compliment her look without distracting her listeners from the concern at hand.

Zora Neale Hurston, writer, was born in Eatonville, FL, on January 7, 1901. Hurston, who wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God, is widely known for her contribution to the “Harlem Renaissance” and a publication called “FIRE” written by Langston Hughes, Aaron Douglas and Wallace Thurman.

studiomuseum: “The New Yorker highlights Carl Van Vechten’s timeless photographs of the African American experience in Harlem. Images: Top: Zora Neale Hurston, 1940 Row two: L: Leontyne Price, 1953 R:.

The Black Consciousness Movement started as a student movement and quickly became the voice and spirit of anti-Apartheid resistance in 1970s South Africa.

What Was the Black Consciousness Movement?

Bessie Coleman was the first African American Woman to fly an airplane in the year 1922. She was also the first black women to earn a pilot license. She was denied in the U.S and felt that it was her priority to follow her dreams. So she taught herself French, moved to France and got her license there where she learned different styles to flying. Including stunt flying, parachuting, and even aerial tricks.  http://www.biography.com/people/bessie-coleman-36928

A Black History Moment Bessie Coleman Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license.

Gloria Davy, First African-American to Sing Aida at the Met.

And more sad news: Opera legend Gloria Davy passed away on November 28 in Geneva, Switzerland at the age of Born in Brooklyn in Ms. Davy graduated from the Juilliard School in 1953 and made.

[1891 - Zora Neale Hurston, novelist, folklorist, anthropologist, born in Eatonville, Florida]

Zora Neale Hurston (b. January 1891 – d. January Today’s feature is on author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston. Active during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora …


Kathleen Neal Cleaver was a member of The Black Panther Party the first female member of the Party’s decision-making body. She served as spokesperson and press secretary and organized the national campaign to free the Party’s minister of defense, Huey P.

Louis Armstrong

What a wonderful world. American jazz singer and trumpeter Louis Armstrong - wearing a woolen suit, cap and argyle socks in London during his first tour of Europe, Photo by Frank Driggs.

"We don’t hate nobody because of their color, We hate oppression" -Bobby Seale

"We don’t hate nobody because of their color, We hate oppression" - Black Panther Party for Self Defense co-founder, Bobby Seale