Tribute to a Mother Daughter Team Making It Happen, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Candye Hinton & Mykayia Robinson
Entrepreneur's of The 21st Century!
Standing On The Shoulders Of Those Who Came Before Them
To Make their journey possible
"What Makes Our Children Proud
Is Seeing What They Can Be"
Asle M. Kimaada
Brief History of Black Women in the Military
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.