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Augusta Savage (Feb 29, 1892 – March 26, 1962) was an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. She was also a teacher and her studio was important to the careers of a rising generation of artists who would become nationally known. She worked for equal rights for African Americans in the arts.

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Alice Walker: 'I feel dedicated to the whole of humanity'

Alice Walker: “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”

Clementine Hunter on Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Louisiana 1960's

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The Best Life Advice From Hollywood's Leading Ladies

Helen Mirren as Ruth, Oliver's mother. She is, at first, guarded toward Eleanor, but once she learns of the young girls past and her feeling for Oliver, Ruth welcomes her with open arms and heart

Actress Ruth De Souza (l) playing "Quarto de Despejo" (Child of the Dark) author Carolina Maria de Jesus (r) in the film of the same name. Favela do Canindé, São Paulo, 1961

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Community Post: 18 Black History Facts You May Not Know

"We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society." Angela Davis

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17 Maya Angelou Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Better Person

Amazing lady. She read poetry in the house I grew up in during the 70's. Wish I could have been there!

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Artists' Homes..... Georgia O'Keefe's Ghost Ranch (From Moon to Moon)

Artists' Homes..... Georgia O'Keefe's Ghost Ranch

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Summer of Love

This is just all sorts of awesomeness. Maya Angelou and Gloria Steinem.