Written by: Kathryn Sheldon, former Curator Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc. email@example.com - https://www.womensmemorial.org/history-of-black-women
"You Can't Be What You Can't See"
Mariam Wright Edelman
In June Maj. Gen. Bingham was named commander of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command at Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Mich. She is the first woman to hold the position. As part of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, TACOM provides the necessary tools to mobilize and sustain military personnel. https://www.reference.com/government-politics/four-star-military-generals-f770210acb8f65a0
In July Adm. Howard became the first African-American woman to become a four-star officer in the military and the first woman to earn four stars in the Navy. She is currently the 38th vice chief of naval operations. Among her other historic feats: In March 1999 she took command of the USS Rushmore, becoming the first woman to command a warship in the U.S. Navy.
Seacole was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1805. She was of mixed race birth. Her father was a Scottish officer in the British army and her mother a free Jamaican Creole.As a child, the young Mary was fascinated with medicine, and from her mother, she began learning many traditional Caribbean and African medicines. Mary gained a wide knowledge in treating endemic illnesses such as yellow fever. With the help of a ‘kind patroness’ (local elderly, rich lady) Mary achieved a good education and trained as a nurse.
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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968
51 years ago Dr. King traveled to Memphis Tennessee, he lost his life one day after he arrived to an assassin. But not before he had the opportunity to help 1,300 sanitation workers fight against racism! (For more info click link below- by Bill Hutchenson CBS News)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial - National Mall, Washington D.C.
April 4, 1968
In 1963- Dr. Martin Luther King Made His Famous "I Had A Dream Speech". He Spoke On Reparations!
To Whom It May Concern:
Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. “It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note in so far as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a Bad Check which has come back marked “Insufficient Funds”http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1951-/martin-luther-kings-i-have-a-dream-speech-august-28-1963.php (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
It Takes Money, Gold And Land To Heal Our Nation!
Reparations Is Black Lives Matter! Reparations For Justice Is Black Lives Matter!
Reparations Is Getting Our Wealth From Congress to Build and Rebuild Lives
Reparations Includes 30 Thousand Acres Of Land In Every Southern State In The United States
Congress Must Give Us Our Money Gold and Land!
Bishop Williams is calling on our Congressional Black Caucus Members Who’s Mission Statement Is As Follows:
Since its establishment in 1971, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined together to empower America’s neglected citizens and to address their legislative concerns. For more than 40 years, the CBC has consistently been the voice for people of color and vulnerable communities in Congress and has been committed to utilizing the full Constitutional power, statutory authority, and financial resources of the Government of the United States of America to ensure that everyone in the United States has an opportunity to achieve their version of the American Dream. https://ballotpedia.org/Congressional_Black_Caucus#Leadership