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"I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself." Shirley Chisholm 1968

I want history 2 remember me not just as th black woman elected 2 Congress or made a bid fr presidency, but as a black woman who dared hrself in th c- Shirley Chisholm 1968

Civil Rights Movement- This discussion should be brought up, and see where students have background on it then see which opinions back then were just or not

Americans demand racial equality on a civil rights demonstration at a protest to free Wally Nelson who was arrested for being a Conscientious Objector in 1965 [Getty Images]

Five African–American women pose for a portrait with their babies beside slave quarters on St. Helena Island, S.C., in 1866.

Five African–American women pose for a portrait with their babies beside slave quarters on St. Helena Island, S., in Key idea: Material history, what do photographs tell us about the everyday lives of slaves?

Two African American midwives, Leon County, Florida, circa 1944.

For all of your tireless work, cooking, washing, ironing and raising your family and other people's children; we salute you.strong black women who helped "raise" this nation.

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". This is why

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery'

In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

If you're too young to know who this is then you missed out on one of the most poignant memories America has. JFK Jr. saluting at his daddy's funeral.

DENIAL OF THE RICH: Wealth Traps

Ruby Bridges For Real  Working Photograph of Ruby Bridges used by Norman Rockwell in his famous painting “The Problem We All Live With.”

Ruby Bridges For Real Working Photograph of Ruby Bridges used by Norman Rockwell in his famous painting “The Problem We All Live With.

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

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Arthur Mitchell challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

Rev. Martin Luther King, kneeling in peaceful protest for Civil Rights, in the 1960s. The battle continues today.

, center, leads a group of civil rights workers and Selma black people in prayer on Feb. 1965 in Selma, Alabama after they were arrested on charges of parading without a permit. More than 250 persons were arrested as they marc

Word War I African American infantryman posing in front of a mockup of the American flag

WORLD WAR I: African American infantryman posing in front of the American flag. Isn't it sad that throughout the history of photography striking black American images say, "Unidentified African American"? Wasn't the country built by them too?

As you may know, the Life magazine photo archive is now online, and we've been showcasing images of women in different decades; the 1930s, the 1940s, the 1950s, the 1960s. Now, the 1970s.

The Way We Were: Life Magazine Photos Of Women In The 1970s

As you may know, the Life magazine photo archive is now online, and we& been showcasing images of women in different decades;

Photos discovered frozen in block of ice… Alexander Stevens on the  Aurora, 100-Year-Old box of negatives photos, discovered frozen in block of  Antarctica's ice,

Photos discovered frozen in block of ice…

Funny pictures about Photos discovered frozen in block of ice. Oh, and cool pics about Photos discovered frozen in block of ice. Also, Photos discovered frozen in block of ice.

Kathrine Switzer marathon. First woman to break the barrier & run in the Boston marathon. It took another 5 years before woman were allowed to run. 1967. These photos are when she was being attacked by an official.

LOOK: Women Weren't Allowed To Do This -- But She Did It Anyway

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.