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Black History Month – Ella P. Stewart

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Ella Nora Phillips Stewart was born on March 6, 1893 in Stringtown, West Virginia. With a love of nature and an exceptional interest in learning, she attended high school at the age of twelve at the … Continue reading

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Black Collegiate Fraternities Given National Recognition

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Amongst all the negativity often surrounding collegiate fraternities, it was nice to see something that speaks to a portion of the good in which they are often engaged. A list was composed comparing the 75 fraternities that are members of the North-American … Continue reading

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Black History Month – James Derham

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… James Derham was the first Black person to receive a certificate to practice medicine in the US. He won his freedom and set up his own practice in New Orleans. He was the first African-American to … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Thomas L. Jennings

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Thomas L. Jennings (1791–1856) was the first African-American to  be granted a patent, March 03, 1821 (U.S. patent 3306x).  Jennings’ patent was for a dry cleaning process called “dry scouring”, which would go on to make modern-day dry cleaning possible. In … Continue reading

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Black History Month – Mary Eliza Mahoney, RN

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The Intellectual Revolution presents… Mary Eliza Mahoney, RN was the first black professional nurse in America. On March 3, 1878, she was accepted into New England Hospital’s graduate nursing program.  During her training, Mahoney participated in mandatory sixteen-hour-per-day ward duty, … Continue reading

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Artistry, Photography, and Poetry – A Black American by Smokey Robinson

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I’ve been meaning to post this poem for a while, but it just came to me while thinking of the next black history month post for the blog. Now this poem isn’t for everyone, but some can easily see why … Continue reading

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Southern Pride Leaves Me Perplexed

Every since I moved up to the NYC about seven months ago, I made it my mission to not only hold on to my southern roots but to represent royally every chance I get. For example, when out and about … Continue reading

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