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Nov 19, 2017 ... Dorothy Dandridge was the first African American woman to win an Academy Award for the movie "Carmen Jones." She is one of many Cleveland ... Dorothy Dandridge was an African-American film pioneer: PD 175. Updated November 19 ... By Michael Heaton, The Plain Dealer. Name: Dorothy Dandridge.


History of African-American Car Dealers. This is a history of the pioneering African-American men and women who elected to pursue a business career as franchised new car dealers within the automotive industry. With the advent of the automobile in the late 1890's, it has been estimated there were between 250 – 300 ...


The terms “African American” and “black” will be used interchangeably throughout the document. ... American man of record to. 1Anderson, Martha, Black Pioneers of the Northwest: 1800—1918 (Portland, 1980), p. 51. ..... the rail yards.39 Soon black laborers came to Portland to work in the car shops, the roundhouses, and.


Feb 22, 2017 ... Thomas L. Jennings (1791-1859) was the first African American person to receive a patent in the U.S., paving the way for future inventors of color to gain exclusive rights to their inventions. Born in 1791, Jennings lived and worked in New York City as a tailor and dry cleaner. He invented an early method of ...


Feb 8, 2016 ... 13 entrepreneurs, investors, engineers and advocates trying to tear down barriers to African Americans in technology. ... Sexual harassment used to cost women their careers. That may ... 13 leaders in the tech diversity movement working to increase the representation of African Americans in Silicon Valley.


Jan 16, 2012 ... Take a look back at the black inventors who helped shaped American history. ... In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we take a look back at The 25 Most Important Black Tech Pioneers. Pay homage. ... Before the Jenny Coupler, railroad cars were manually joined together. As one of the many ...


Established in 1954, the South Dakota auto museum includes more than 300 vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors as well as an eclectic array of vintage collectibles.


Johnson, Audreye E. (1994) "William Still, A Pioneer African American Social Worker," The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 21 : Iss. 1 ..... road cars. On December 15, 1863 he wrote a letter to the Phila- delphia Press deploring the state of affairs and made reference to Judge Taney's Dred Scott decision. This letter ...


Feb 29, 2016 ... We have black pioneers to thank for these useful inventions. ... From contributions to the worlds of science, style, music and more, it's safe to say that our day-to-day lives would be very different without African American trailblazers. As we round out ... He was also the first black man to own a car in his city.