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Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Thompson or Te Ata Fisher after her marriage, was a superb actress and member of the Chickasaw Nation known for telling American Indian stories. She performed as a representative of American In...

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Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

We honor an amazing  American professional baseball player who became the first Black American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Robinson broke the color line when the Brooklyn Dodge...

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Tuskegee Institute and Tuskegee Airmen, World War II

Tuskegee Institute and Tuskegee Airmen, World War II

Remembering the "Tuskegee Airmen" during World War II and all who were involved in the so-called "Tuskegee Experiment", the Army Air Corps program to train Black Americans to fly a...

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LATEST STORIES

Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson, Baseball Hall of Fame (1919 - 1972)

We honor an amazing  American professional baseball player who became the first Black American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Robinson broke the color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. Jackie Robinson's life legacy will be remembered as one of the most important in Baseball history. As the 1st major league team to play a Black man since the 1880s, the Dodgers ended racial segregatio...

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Be Aware. Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic

Be Aware. Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic

Suicide is a very big problem within Native American Indian communities, yet it’s something that is barely spoken about. Many Native families know someone who committed or attempted suicide. A discussion is critical at this point to understand and prevent why these suicides keep happening, and how we can prevent further suicides from happening in the future. This life and death issue that affects the heart of Indian Country hardly ever gets any p...

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Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Fisher, Actress and Storyteller (1895 - 1995)

Te Ata Thompson or Te Ata Fisher after her marriage, was a superb actress and member of the Chickasaw Nation known for telling American Indian stories. She performed as a representative of American Indians at state dinners before President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s. She was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1957, and named Oklahoma's first State Treasure in 1987. Te Ata Fisher's influence on the appreciation of Native traditions...

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Tuskegee Institute and Tuskegee Airmen, World War II

Tuskegee Institute and Tuskegee Airmen, World War II

Remembering the "Tuskegee Airmen" during World War II and all who were involved in the so-called "Tuskegee Experiment", the Army Air Corps program to train Black Americans to fly and maintain combat aircraft. The Tuskegee Airmen included pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance and support staff, instructors, and all the personnel who kept the planes in the air. The military selected Tuskegee Institute to train pilots beca...

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Michelle Obama, First Black First Lady of United States

Michelle Obama, First Black First Lady of United States

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American lawyer and writer. She is the wife of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the first acknowledged Black-American First Lady of the United States, (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis descended from a family known as the van Salee's, who were described as "mulatto" in the 17th century). When people ask First Lady Michelle Obama to describe herself, she doesn't hesitate to say t...

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Sheilah Dasher, Mixed Afro-Navajo Woman Warrior

Sheilah Dasher, Mixed Afro-Navajo Woman Warrior

Sheilah Naajiibah Dasher is a young woman warrior with strength and fearlessness in her name. She is an experienced conference speaker, workshop facilitator and American Indian advocate. Naajiibah is a Navajo female warrior name, named for her great grandmother a herbalist medicine woman. Dasher wears her Native American Indian heritage proudly. Dasher is of mixed heritage from her Native American Indian mother and Black-American father. She is a...

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TRENDING STORIES

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn"

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920), a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century l...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Black Indian (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Truth about Christopher Columbus by GrayWolf

Truth about Christopher Columbus by GrayWolf

"The Truth about Christopher Columbus" by GrayWolf. Many people are very much against Columbus having his own holiday. They feel Columbus Day should be abolished, and that his true history should be well exposed to the public. If you don'...

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