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Master’s Degree, at 16!

Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans. Thessalonika Arzu-Embry earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at 16 years old. She earned a bachelor’s degree at 14. Thessalonika was home-schooled and started college at the age of eleven.Thessalonika also plans on pursuing a Ph.D. in aviation psychology. She is considered by many as a genius! #Anything IsPossible with hard work and dedication.

 

Nina Mae McKinney

Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans. Nina Mae McKinney was one of the first African-American film stars in the United States as well as on British television. http://www.youtube.com/c/MarkBaynard www.facebook.com/AfricanAmerican100

The Golden Thirteen

The Golden Thirteen are the thirteen African-American men who became the first  African-American men to become commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy in 1994. John Walter Reagan, Jesse Walter Arbor, Dalton Louis Baugh, Frank Ellis Sublett, Graham Edward Martin, Phillip George Barnes, Reginald E. Goodwin, James Edward Hair, Samuel Edward Barnes, George Clinton Cooper, William Sylvester White, and Dennis Denmark Nelson were commissioned. Charles Byrd Lear was appointed as a Warrant Officer.