“The function of freedom is to free someone else.”
~ Toni Morrison (1931 – 2019)
Cover of "All of Ted Joans and No More,“ a beat-poetry book by NYC poet Ted Joans, 1961.
50 years ago, on November 5, 1968, Shirley Anita Chisholm, an educator from Brooklyn, New York, made history by becoming the first African American woman elected to Congress. She went on to make history again in 1972 as the first woman AND African American to run for a major party’s nomination for president.
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“Harlem, Full of Life,” photographs by Jack Garofalo for Paris Match, July 1970. (Via Mashable’s Retronaut)
“I sing to the realists; people who accept it like it is.”
~ R.I.P. Aretha Franklin (1942 – 2018)
US Model 1917 Bolo