What Do You Really Know About African American History?

posted Feb 18, 2016 by Kathy Pinna
These photos celebrate the courage, talent, and genius of families and individuals in the African-American community who contributed to the United States since the beginning. Some of these individuals are known, but I bet that many of these photos will surprise you.

Tuskegee Airmen strategizing in 1945 Italy

The March on Washington in 1963

A 20th century gem

Former slave Mary Thompson in 1937

Marian Anderson, singer extraordinaire, in 1943

Mary Fields, a former slave, in 1900

According to this 1900 employment chart, over 58% of African Americans were teachers

Booker T. Washington front and center in 1906

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