Lucy Diggs Slowe Was Amazing

Lucy Diggs Slowe Was Amazing

Lucy Diggs Slowe was amazing. She was born in 1885┬áto Henry and Fannie Porter Slowe who ran a hotel in Berryville, Virginia. Unfortunately, she experienced tragedy early in life. Her father died just six months after she was born and then at age five Lucy’s...
On The Money

On The Money

Harriet Tubman was amazing. She was born Araminty Harriet Ross in Dorchester County, MD (the Eastern Shore region of Maryland) in 1820. She experienced violence during her childhood including being hit by a 2 pound weight for refusing to help restrain an slave person...
Annie Malone Was Amazing

Annie Malone Was Amazing

Annie Malone was amazing. You’ve probably heard of Madame C.J. Walker and her hair care products. Few people have heard of Annie Malone, the successful business woman who trained Madame C.J. Walker. But Annie Malone deserves recognition for her impressive place...
Althea Gibson Was Amazing

Althea Gibson Was Amazing

Althea Gibson was amazing. In case you didn’t know, she started out poor. In 1927 when she was born, her parents were sharecroppers on a cotton farm in South Carolina before they moved to Harlem to find economic opportunity due to the recession. Everyone knows...