“Invisible Warriors” New Documentary Highlights Contributions Of Black Women During World War II  Read more at http://madamenoire.com/237347/invisible-warriors-new-documentary-highlights-contributions-of-black-women-during-world-war-ii/#3LLZvpOLYLmf8XLz.99

“Invisible Warriors” New Documentary Highlights Contributions Of Black Women During World War II Read more at http://madamenoire.com/237347/invisible-warriors-new-documentary-highlights-contributions-of-black-women-during-world-war-ii/#3LLZvpOLYLmf8XLz.99

African American Girl Scouts listen to instructor talk about first aid, ca. 1955.    On March 12, 2012, Girl Scouts of the USA celebrated 100 years.

African American Girl Scouts listen to instructor talk about first aid, ca. 1955. On March 12, 2012, Girl Scouts of the USA celebrated 100 years.

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson became the first woman to earn a license to practice medicine in Alabama.

What contributions did Georgia Douglas Johnson make to the Harlem Renaissance?

Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson became the first woman to earn a license to practice medicine in Alabama.

Pictures of African American women welders working in production work in a production plant during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

the african american rosie the riveter

Pictures of African American women welders working in production work in a production plant during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes.  Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Pin honoring Pearl Harbor hero Dorie Miller. A black messman who was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies, Miller took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes. Miller was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II, and six months after the attack was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

The famous opera singer Marian Anderson in the 1920s. Great to see her as a fashionable young woman. Love the dress.

The famous opera singer Marian Anderson in the 1920s. Great to see her as a fashionable young woman. Love the dress.

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