Daisy Bates was an American civil rights activist, publisher & writer who played a leading role in the Little Rock integration crisis in 1957. Bates & her husband started their own newspaper in 1941 called the Arkansas State Press. The paper became a voice for civil rights even before the nationally recognized movement. After moving to Washington, D.C. in the '60s, she served on the Democratic Nat'l Committee and in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson
Mary Eliza Mahoney was the 1st African-American RN. In 1878, at age 33, she was admitted into the nursing program at New England Hospital for Women & Children, Roxbury, MA. 16 months later, she was one of 4 who completed the course(of 42 who started with her). In 1908, she co-founded the Nat. Assoc. of Colored GN's(NACGN). In 1936, the NACGN created an award in honor of Mahoney for women who contributed to racial integration in nursing. In 1976, she was inducted into the Nursing Hall of…
Angela Davis: ‘unbroken line of police violence in US back to slavery’
Angela Davis: "There is an unbroken line of police violence in the US that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery" The activist, feminist and revolutionary explains how the ‘prison industrial complex’ profits from black people, that Barack Obama can’t be blamed for the lack of progress on race, and why Beyoncé is not a terrorist.
The First Black Supermodel, Whom History Forgot • Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel nearly 50 years ago. At the height of her career, the New York Times called Luna “a stunning Negro model whose face had the hauteur and feline grace of Nefertiti."
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"Very high levels of arsenic" in top-selling wines
Lawsuit claims high levels of arsenic found in some California-made wines - CBS News ... the article also mentioned apple juice and rice, I have no personal knowledge of any of this, but I think it's worth looking into