Former President George W. Bush said that while he and Rep. John Lewis had their differences, “we live in a better, more noble country because of John Lewis.” ❤️

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Nichelle Nichols almost left Star Trek after Season One. Why’d she stay? Because a fan of the show told Nichols she was the only Black actor on TV in a role worth having, and she was a role model to his children. That fan? Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #True

So True!!! ❤️

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NASA announced Wednesday that the agency’s D.C. headquarters will be named after Mary W. Jackson, its first African American female engineer. #Awesome

Awesome! 🎉

 

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#BlackHistoryMonth – Donyale Luna became the first black supermodel nearly 50 years ago. #Fashion

 

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There’s Black girl magic on front of and behind the cover of TIME magazine’s 2019 Optimists issue. The cover features the legendary Cicely Tyson and was guest-edited by visionary filmmaker Ava DuVernay. #Awesome

 

Awesome!

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Legend Cicely Tyson is receiving all the love for her 94th birthday, a month after she received an honorary Oscar.

 

That’s Awesome, Happy Birthday!!!!

 

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Dr Olivia Hooker survived race riots as a child and went on to be the first Black woman in the U.S. #CoastGuard, and an #educator. She recently died at 103 years old.

 

She was such an inspirational great person!

 

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The 17 Democratic candidates were elected under a campaign they called “Black Girl Magic Texas,” hoping to be the largest number of black women elected judges in Harris County. #Awesome

 

This is so awesome, Congratulations!!!!

 

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