Kathleen Cleaver, Esq., former Black Panther. She was the 1st female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. She was also the wife of Eldridge Cleaver (R.I.P.) and currently serves as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University.
Redd Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, and Richard Pryor:
Redd Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, and Richard Pryor (My new favorite picture)
Before Kathryn Johnson became a Physicist & Mathematician responsible for putting men on the moon, she was a teacher and Stay At Home Mom. Later, she applied to NASA to calculate trajectories for space flights.
profeminist: “❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and…
Dorthy Counts, student. She was actually the 1st black person in America to step foot in an all white school in 1957. She was treated so badly she had to leave the school after 4 days. That's 3 years before Ruby Bridges or any other integration story. She was bullied and hit with stones. The harassment started when the wife of John Z. Warlick, the leader of the White Citizens Council, urged the boys to "keep her out" and at the same time, implored the girls to spit on her.