Patricia Era Bath is an Black American and Native American ophthalmologist, inventor of the Laserphaco Probe. Bath is the first Black American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.
"I have borne 13 children, and seen most sold off to slavery. And when I cried out with a mother's grief, none heard me but Jesus!" quote from "Ain't I A Woman?" by Sojourner Truth Slavery was so sad. How could we treat people this way in the South.
Sara Lucy Bagby was the last known 'fugitive slave' in U. Lucy escaped via the Underground Railroad to PA then on to Cleveland, Ohio. Her owner, William Goshorn(WV), eventually located her, and she was returned under the prov
LET ME BLOW YOUR MIND.This is photo of a soldier,(German father, African mother). His father was a colonial administrator in German SW Africa (now Namibia). When the official returned to Germany, he took his son with him.
Mary Church Terrell, – daughter of former slaves, was one of the first black women to earn a college degree. She became an activist who led several important associations, including the National Association of Colored Women, and worked for ci
Civil rights activist Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harritte, were murdered. He was the first civil rights leader to be assassinated, but few know his name. His murder was the spark that ignited the American civil rights movement.
Amanda Berry Smith was born enslaved January Smith became well known for her beautiful voice and evangelized throughout the South and the West. In she was invited to speak and sing in England and ended up staying for a year and a half cond