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Black is Beautiful’ pioneer Ophelia DeVore

Photo credit: New Pittsburgh Courier online “I wanted America to know that beauty isn’t just white, it’s all colors. I wanted to change the...

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Self-made Millionaire at the age of 15

  https://jaylenbledsoe.com/ “Dream & Think Big. Control Your Future. Own Self Validation. Don’t Seek Validation.” - Jaylen D. Bledsoe Born and raised in Missouri by a single black...

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Granville T. Woods, known as the “Black Edison”

“I believe I can do anything if I just try.” -Granville T. Woods Granville T. Woods was known as the "Black Edison." He was the...
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Gertrude Jeannette-First Woman Cabdriver Who Turned Broadway Actor

Gertrude Hadley Jeannette became the first woman in New York City licensed to drive a motorcycle. She was the first woman licensed to drive a cab. She became...

Paul R. Williams: The Man Who Helped Build L.A, “Architect to the Stars”

Paul R. Williams was born on February 18, 1894. He is a well-known American architect based in Los Angeles, California. In 1921, he...

Wally Amos was the first black talent agent and an entrepreneur who founded Famous Amos cookies.

Who is Wally Amos? Amos was the first Black talent agent. As an agent, he signed Simon & Garfunkel and headed the William Morris agency's...

Jerry Lawson: The man who Pioneered the Video Game Cartridge.

(December 1, 1940 – April 9, 2011) Photo credits: The Estate of Jerry Lawson (Jerry Lawson) Before Xbox, PlayStation, or even Atari, you had to buy...

Matthew Alexander Henson: One of the First to Reach the North Pole

Matthew Alexander Henson was born on August 8, 1866, in Charles County, Maryland, U.S. He was an African American explorer. “My thoughts were on the...
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The Black Woman who invented Rock n’ Roll Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Podcast Notes Sister Rosetta Tharpe is the topic of this podcast today. Hey everybody, welcome to Tellers of the Untold I'm Vanessa, your host. And...
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