Celebrating accomplishments of African-Americans. Elizabeth Jennings Graham was a teacher and Civil Rights Activist. She refused to get off a New York Streetcar in 1854. She had to be physically forced off by the conductor and a police officer. Her act of courage happened more than 100 years before Rosa Parks. She then sued the streetcar company and won!
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Dr. Huey P. Newton
Did you know that Huey P. Newton had a Ph.D. Dr. Newton co-founded the Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale. Dr.Newton was an activist and revolutionary who dedicated a portion of his life to educating and protecting the black community from being attacked by whites during the 1960’s. He founded the Oakland Community School and the free breakfast program for children.
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.