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The First Black Woman to Run For Vice President in the United States

Charlotta Bass was a political activist and journalist who became the first African American woman to run for Vice President of the United States of America in 1952. She began her career as a conservative Republican but her politics changed by the 1940s. Then Bass became more progressive though she abandoned the Democratic party due Read More…

Education History

Sarah Rector Was Just 11-Years Old When She Became the Richest Girl in America in 1913

Sarah Rector was born in 1902 in Taft, Oklahoma. She came from very humble beginnings, but later became the wealthiest Black girl in the country at the young age of 11. Her family were African American members of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Indian Territory.Her grandparents had been enslaved by Creek Tribe members, but after Read More…