Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

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Famous African American Inventors | Home School: Black History Month--Famous Inventors

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Black History Month: Doctor Mildred Jefferson, Co founder National Right to Life. MOST POPULAR RE-PINS #DdO:) - Surgeon spoke for Senator Jesse Helms bill to declare MEDICAL EVIDENCE that human life exists from conception, that abortion is murder. "With the obstetrician & mother becoming the worst enemy of the child & the pediatrician becoming the assassin.. the state must be enabled to protect the life of the child, born…

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Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman

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