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Lewis G. Clarke: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Forgotten Hero

Clarke, who is widely considered to be the model for one of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s main characters in her novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Stars of Color: Blacklisted! The Hollywood blacklist—as the broader entertainment industry blacklist is generally known—was the mid-20th-century practice of denying employment to screenwriters, actors, directors, musicians, and other U.S. entertainment professionals because of their suspected political beliefs or associations.

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The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians. The real “Lone Ranger,” it turns out, was an African American man named Bass Reeves, who the legend was based upon.

The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians

Perhaps not surprisingly, many aspects of his life were written out of the story, including his ethnicity. UHURA’S LEGACY: Media Images and Diversity in STEM Careers « visualinquiry. What was really great about Star Trek when I was growing up as a little girl is not only did they have Lt.

UHURA’S LEGACY: Media Images and Diversity in STEM Careers « visualinquiry

Uhura played by Nichelle Nichols as a technical officer […] At the same time, they had this crew that was composed of people from all around the world and they were working together to learn more about the universe. So that helped to fuel my whole idea that I could be involved in space exploration as well as in the sciences. – NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison (Then & Now, 2005) The Gordon Parks Foundation. PAUL ROBESON, a brief biography. Paul Robeson was a famous African-American athlete, singer, actor, and advocate for the civil rights of people around the world.

PAUL ROBESON, a brief biography

He rose to prominence in a time when segregation was legal in the United States, and Black people were being lynched by racist mobs, especially in the South. Born on April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson was the youngest of five children. His father was a runaway slave who went on to graduate from Lincoln University, and his mother came from an abolitionist Quaker family.

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