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James Baldwin and Lena Horne
The Kilimanjaro Presents Miss Tanzania 1967” Dar-es-salaam.
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|W. E. B. Du Bois Cutting the Birthday Cake for his 95th Birthday
in Ghana, 1963
|Children Dance to Rock ‘n Roll in in Harlem’s Mount Morris Park New
York City, NY, 1968
Dorothy Counts was the daughter of a Johnson C. Smith University
professor. At age 15, she became the first black student to attend
Charlotte's all-white Harding High School. This action challenged
segregation, the practice of keeping people separated according to
Blanche Calloway (February 9, 1904 - December 16, 1978) was a Jazz singer,
bandleader, and composer from Baltimore, Maryland.
She is not as well known as her younger brother Cab Calloway, but she
may have been the first woman to lead an all male orchestra. Cab
Calloway often credited her with being the reason he got into show
business. She made her first recordings in 1925, with Louis Armstrong
as a sideman on the sessio.n
Marcus Garvey UNIA parade.
Marcus Garvey and his organization, the Universal Negro
Improvement Association (UNIA), represent the largest
mass movement in African-American history.