Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

We decided to celebrate Black History Month by researching inspirational African Americans from diverse backgrounds and sharing their inspirational stories and quotes. We learned a lot and are excited to share! We hope you also feel inspired and uplifted.

1. Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison

2. Barbara Hillary

Barbara Hillary

3. Betty Reid Soskin

Betty Reid Soskin

4. Annie Easley

Annie Easley

5. Dr. Joycelyn Elders

Dr. Joycelyn Elders

6. Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

 Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson

7. Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

8. Percy L. Julian

Percy L. Julian

9. Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems

10. Dorothy West

Dorothy West

11. Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

12. James Baldwin

James Baldwin

13. Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold

14. Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

15. Marilyn Nelson

Marilyn Nelson

16. Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

17. George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

18. Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde

19. Rita Dove

Rita Dove

20. Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth

21. Katherine Dunham

Katherine Dunham

22. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

23. Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

24. Earl G. Graves, Sr.

Earl G. Graves, Sr.

25. Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

26. Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

27. Colin Powell

Colin Powell

28. Barack Obama

Barack Obama


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