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Celia 1865

Celia 1865

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

EASTER’S BEST | 1950s Growing Up Afro: Snapshots of Black Childhood from the Afro-American Newspaper [Exhibition]. The Banneker- Douglass Museum. June 2, 2013 - January 30, 2014 Follow us on WEB...

Sylvester Magee - reported to be the Last Slave & Union Veteran died on 21 October 1971 in Marion County, Mississippi at the age of 130 (born 29 May 1841). He was present at the fall of Vicksburg and pressed into service in the Union Army.

Sylvester Magee (1841-1971) The man who lived 130 years

S Sylvester Magee may have been the last living slave in America, and the oldest person who ever lived! Born a slave in North Carolina, he was the son of slaves named Ephraim and Jeanette, who work…

All hail the Queen

All hail the Queen

African American Women in Military | 20 Patriotic Pictures of Black Women in the Military | Black Southern Belle

Black Southern Belle honors all women. In honor of Memorial Day, here are 20 Patriotic Pictures of African American Women in the Military!

Hidden faces of Philippines, they'll NEVER tell you the TRUTH

Hidden faces of Philippines, they'll NEVER tell you the TRUTH

February 18 1965

February 18 1965

John Morton Finneu

John Morton Finneu