She was the first and only African American to graduate the school due to it closing in 1873. Crumpler practiced medicine in Boston until the end of the Civil War, after which she chose to move to Richmond, Virginia. Virginia was where she believed she would be able to help more people and learn more about the diseases that afflicted women and children. Working closely with the Freedmen’s Bureau and other African American physicians,
The leader I choose was Maya Angelou. Maya Angelou was an African American Civil Rights activist, Author, & poet who issued 7 autobiographies 3 essay books and various poetry books, and had done a number of plays. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928 and recently died on May 28, 2014. Some time during World War 2 Maya won a Scholarship to study acting and dance at the California Labor School, in San Francisco, California. At the time Maya became the first African American female cable car conductor(A job she had for a short amount of time).
Congress then expanded the act and brought equality to African Americans by passing the Voting Rights Acts of 1965 for them. And as history progressed the nursing field did too, giving more than one race and gender an opportunity to enter this profession. Mrs. Ludie Andrews was an advocate for equality and because of her perseverance she had made it possible for African Americans to achieve the same level of rights to be licensed in the state of Georgia. Many African American women have made history and opened doors of hope for future African American nursing
The white feminist movement appeal was limited. BPP women were interwoven in the fabric of black consciousness and worked within the BPP framework. “[Elaine] Brown assumed his [David Hilliard] position as second in command, eventually becoming the chair. (Pulido pg 190). Erica Huggins and Andrea Jones, were elected in 1972 to the Berkeley Community Development Council Board of Directors.
On January 11 1885, a beautiful young girl named Alice Paul was born. Her mother Tacie Paul was one of the first women to attend college. Tacie would have finished but she dropped out and she spent her final year marrying William Paul. William Paul is Alice’s father who is a successful business and community man. Alice loves to read and remembers going to suffrage meetings with her mother when she was young.
Although she never kept a diary, it is true that she ran an upholstery shop, which made flags for the government until the mid-1800s. It is also recorded that she eloped to marry her first husband, that she was widowed three times and she was dedicated to her country. Every kid has learned that Betsy Ross sewed the first flag after George Washington, who went to church with Betsy, personally came to her and asked her to make the flag. George Washington gave Betsy a sketch of what he wanted the flag to look like. He wanted six pointed stars, but Betsy suggested five pointed stars because of the time frame and she supposedly was able to make a five pointed star in one snip.
Elizabeth Jennings was a strong independent women, and she was very important. She created civil rights movement by illuminating to the world that difference is not important. Also, she innovated the way we treated the african-americans. She was on of the first people to take a stand, and she even came before Rosa Parks. Elizabeth Jennings created very important thing, called Civil Rights Movement.
Born as Rosa Louise McCauley to James McCauley and Leona Edwards, former slaves and advocates for equal rights. Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. Parks early life gave her knowledge on racial segregation, discrimination, and activism for equality. Her mother was a teacher, so their family valued education. At 11-years old she attended high school and a laboratory school at the Alabama
In the fall of 1851, she took 11 African American fugitives from Dorchester, Md. and helped them get to Canada West or Ontario(Doc B). This is important but it is not the most important thing that she did as it did not help as many people. Harriet Tubman's second greatest achievement is being a nurse during the civil war. ¨Well, missus, I´d go the hospital, I would, every morning.
In particular, we talked about the first Spelman alum to go to medical school. This Spelman alum was named Georgia Dwelle. During her career, Dr. Dwelle achieved many accomplishments. In 1904, she graduated with honors from Meharry Medical School. Then in 1920 Dr. Dwelle established Georgia’s first hospital for African American women.