Black History 365
sonofbaldwin:

Rest in peace, O pioneer!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/08/04/naomi-sims-first-black-su_n_250340.html

"For the benefit of Mr. Kite, there will be a show tonight on trampoline.
The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanque’s fair—what a scene”

Fans of the Beatles will recognize the lyrics to this little song from Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. What you may not know is that Pablo Fanque was a Black Briton who owned a circus in Victorian England.

"For the benefit of Mr. Kite, there will be a show tonight on trampoline.

The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanque’s fair—what a scene”

Fans of the Beatles will recognize the lyrics to this little song from Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. What you may not know is that Pablo Fanque was a Black Briton who owned a circus in Victorian England.

The winning moment.

The winning moment.

Lynn Eusan, activist, journalist, and the first African-American homecoming queen at a predominantly white university in the south. (UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 1968)

Lynn Eusan, activist, journalist, and the first African-American homecoming queen at a predominantly white university in the south. (UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 1968)