Photograph of a “No White People Allowed in the Zoo Today” sign taken at the Memphis Zoo by Ernest Withers in the Even visits to the zoo were segregated. Blacks had only one day a week they could visit the zoo while whites could go on the other week days.
Sarah Breedlove better known as Madam CJ Walker Thank you Madame C. Walker was the first African American Female millionaire. She created the hot comb, that devise used to straighten hair, along with hair care products.
This was a postcard showing the lynching of Lige Daniels a sixteen year old boy. He was falsely accused of killing "Earl's grandma". Murder was often a false accusation people used to justify lynchings.
the horrors of history: J. Marion Sims is called “the Father of Gynecology” due to his experiments on enslaved women in Alabama who were often submitted as guinea pigs by their plantation owners who could not use them for sexual pleasure.
Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.
She wasn't a paid wet nurse who chose this profession, she was an enslaved woman who had to feed all of the white babies first and her child last. if her milk went dry, the slave owner brought another woman, and the enslaved women's children went hungry.