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Carlo Bavagnoli, Biafra, c.1968

Exhibition examining historic photojournalism and humanitarian struggles feels eerily potent today.

WATCH: 102-year-old woman sees herself dance for the first time

This 102-Year-Old Dancer Finally Sees Herself On Film

WATCH: woman sees herself dance for the first time. Her reaction is so sweet!

Wangari Maathai 1940-2011 - A famous environmentalist from Kenya. First African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She’s involved in organizations such as the Red Cross Society, United Nations Environment Programme, and National Council of Women of Kenya.  The Green Belt Movement is to preserve native plant species by creating nurseries.

Wangari Maathai - A famous environmentalist from Kenya. First African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Mug shot: Goldie Williams, alias Meg Murphy. Vagrancy, Omaha, Nebraska, 1898

LAW AND ORDER: Historic Nebraska Mug Shots, Goldie Williams, alias Meg Murphy. She defiantly crossed her arms for her Omaha Police Court Mug Shot. Arrested on January 1898 for Vagrancy.

Audrey Forbes Manley (born March 25, 1934) was appointed acting Surgeon General of the U.S. 1995-1997. From 1997 to 2002 she served as President of Spelman College. She was the first alumna to be elected president of the college, carrying on the legacy of her husband Dr. Albert E. Manley, who was the first African-American and male president of Spelman College from 1953 to 1976. She received a B.A. from Spelman College in 1955 and graduated from Meharry Medical College.

Spelman History is Black History: Audrey Forbes Manley, M. Manley became the first Black woman to achieve the rank of Assistant Surgeon General. In Manley became the first alumna president of Spelman College.

Eastern Orthodox Church Patriarch Athenagoras I, Archbishop of Constantinople (Istanbul), visits a sick member of the church, 1967

1967: Pictures From a Pivotal Year

Eastern Orthodox Church Patriarch Athenagoras I, Archbishop of Constantinople (Istanbul), visits a sick member of the church, photo by Carlo Bavagnoli—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images.

Students use Strip Designer app to create a comic strip to showcase the key people, philosophies, and terms of the Enlightenment and Age of Reason @Mrs. Fiske

Students use Strip Designer app to create a comic strip to showcase the key people, philosophies, and terms of the Enlightenment and Age of Reason Fiske

African American girl scouts listen to instructor talk about first aid.

coolchicksfromhistory: “Girl Scouts learn about first aid, December 1955 - February Photo via Joyner Library, East Carolina University.

Jane Bolin was the first black woman judge in the United States.  Born April 11, 1908 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Bolin always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. Her father, Gaius Bolin, the first African American graduate of Williams College, practiced law in Poughkeepsie. Bolin graduated from Wellesley College in 1928, and received her law degree from Yale University School of Law in 1931.

Jane Bolin - was the first African American female judge in the United States. She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale University School of Law and the first to be admitted to the New York City Bar Association.

Pontormo. Portrait of Maria Salviati with Giulia de' Medici. c.1537. Oil on wood. 88 x 71 cm. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, USA

Portrait of Maria Salviate de’ Medici and Giulia de’ Medici by Jacopo da Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci), circa oil on panel. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

A clip showing Edmund Barton going to swear in Australia's first federal cabinet and to give the Proclamation of the Constitution address.

A clip showing Edmund Barton going to swear in Australia's first federal cabinet and to give the Proclamation of the Constitution address.

Harlem, 1970s

Harlem, New York City in the vintage fashion style hot pants short tights boots women knit top shirt sweater afro hairstyle men suit checkered shirt tie hat kinda has a pimps and hos look ?

MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank.

MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank.

Recording of Prime Minister Menzies Speech: Declaration of War (1939)

Recording of Prime Minister Menzies Speech: Declaration of War

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