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Louise Marie Thérèse (The Black Nun of Moret) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Louise Marie Thérèse (The Black Nun of Moret) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On September 17, 1861 Mary Peake held the first class under the Emancipation Oak in Hampton VA for for children whose enslaved families had escaped to freedom at Fort Monroe. This was the first school for freedmen, and it was later known as the Butler School and Hampton Institute before taking its current form as Hampton University. The Emancipation Oak still stands on the campus. #TodayInBlackHistory

blacksinhistory: “ Today In Black History for September Mary Smith Peake, born Mary Smith Kelsey was an American teacher, humanitarian and a member of the black elite.

Elizabeth Cooke, daughter of Anthony Cooke, tutor to Edward VI, sister of Mildred Cook, Lady Burghley, and Anne Cooke, Lady Bacon was a highly influential member of Elizabeth I's court.

Elizabeth Cooke, daughter of Anthony Cooke, tutor to Edward VI, sister of…

Soeur Louise Marie-Thérèse, religieuse de Moret (1664-1732) / Fille de la Reine Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche et de Louis XIV de France.

Louise Marie-Thérèse, the Black Nun of Moret and Black daughter of the Queen of…

Edmonia Lewis (1843-1911) was born in upstate New York in 1843 to a Chippewa Indian mother and African American father. Edmonia surpassed exorbitant odds to become the first African American, and Native American, female sculptor -- and was the first such artist to celebrate her racial identity.

Edmonia Lewis was born in upstate New York in 1843 to a Chippewa Indian mother and African American father. Edmonia surpassed exorbitant odds to become the first African American, and Native American, female sculptor -- and was the first such

Meta Warrick Fuller - African-American Sculptress

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller was an African-American artist, notable for her art celebrating Afrocentric themes. She was known as a multi-talented artist who wrote poetry, painted, and sculpted.

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