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Richard Theodore Greener (1844-1922) was the first Black graduate of Harvard University (Class of 1870). His papers, including his Harvard diploma, his law license, photos and papers connected to his diplomatic role in Russia and his friendship with President Ulysses S. Grant, were recently discovered in an attic on the South Side of Chicago - just before the house was demolished. Absolutely MONUMENTAL!

vintageblackglamour:

Richard Theodore Greener (1844-1922) was the first Black graduate of Harvard University (Class of 1870). His papers, including his Harvard diploma, his law license, photos and papers connected to his diplomatic role in Russia and his friendship with President Ulysses S. Grant, were recently discovered in an attic on the South Side of Chicago - just before the house was demolished. Absolutely MONUMENTAL!

(Reblogged from vintageblackglamour)
vintageblackglamour:

“Blow on ‘em sugar…” Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge in that iconic scene from Carmen Jones, 1954.

vintageblackglamour:

“Blow on ‘em sugar…” Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge in that iconic scene from Carmen Jones, 1954.

(Reblogged from vintageblackglamour)