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Knit this simple pullover for your favourite little one! The attached hood looks cute up or down and gives mum one less thing to worry about.

Knit this simple pullover for your favourite little one! The attached hood looks cute up or down and gives mum one less thing to worry about.

Sissieretta Jones was a world-famous soprano who in June became the first African American to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Baby Cakes | The Black Victorians | 1898 Studio portrait of a young African American baby girl dressed in a fancy white dress sitting on a rocking chair. c. 1898

Baby Cakes | The Black Victorians | 1898 Studio portrait of a young African American baby girl dressed in a fancy white dress sitting on a rocking chair. c. 1898

Mary Seacole 1805 - 1881. Jamaican nurse - nursed wounded on both sides in the Crimea War

Mary Seacole 1805 - 1881. Jamaican nurse - nursed wounded on both sides in the Crimea War

Colorado woman in extreme leg-of-mutton sleeves, c. 1890-1900 - History Colorado Collection

Colorado woman in extreme leg-of-mutton sleeves, c. 1890-1900 - History Colorado Collection

The “Queen of the Cakewalk”, Aida Overton Walker addressed Black writers/critics’ disregard for and criticism of the acting profession in a December issue of The Freeman. After first addressing the main topic at hand, she proceeded to suggest proactive steps that could prepare up-and-coming black performers for the stage.

The “Queen of the Cakewalk”, Aida Overton Walker addressed Black writers/critics’ disregard for and criticism of the acting profession in a December issue of The Freeman. After first addressing the main topic at hand, she proceeded to suggest proactive steps that could prepare up-and-coming black performers for the stage.

Aida Overton Walker - The most influential and revered African-American female theatre performer during the transition into the 20th Century.

Aida Overton Walker - The most influential and revered African-American female theatre performer during the transition into the 20th Century.