“Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the “Bronze Venus”, the “Black Pearl”, and even the “Créole Goddess” in anglophone nations. Baker was the first African American fe.
Hiram Rhoades Revels the first Black Senator. Of mixed African & Indian descent, he was a Methodist minister; later the first Black Senator (Mississippi) during Reconstruction; later still, the President of Alcorn University. Photo by Matthew Brady
What a special young woman! Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.
"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.
soundsof71: “Elton John& Cher at the Rock Music Awards, August 9, 1975, by Ulvis Alberts ”