Edymar Martínez. Miss International Venezuela 2014
Carolina Indriago was the first Afro queen to win the Miss Venezuela Pageant in 1999.
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Petra Hoost was the first Black to win the Miss Netherlands pageant (1996).
Last queen of Hawaii. Yep she was black.
15 Incredible Photos of Afro Panamanian Traditional Dress
The Pollera is a traditional Panamanian dress worn during celebrations. It is mostly white in color and worn with a hair piece known as tembleques, elaborate make-up is applied and gold heirloom je…
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Mary Eliza Mahoney was the 1st African-American RN. In 1878, at age 33, she was admitted into the nursing program at New England Hospital for Women & Children, Roxbury, MA. 16 months later, she was one of 4 who completed the course(of 42 who started with her). In 1908, she co-founded the Nat. Assoc. of Colored GN's(NACGN). In 1936, the NACGN created an award in honor of Mahoney for women who contributed to racial integration in nursing. In 1976, she was inducted into the Nursing Hall of…
The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.
The young black janitor who changed the world ... Vivien Thomas (1910-1985). In 1944, Hopkins' surgery chief, Dr. Alfred Blalock, successfully operated on the heart of a 9-pound child, a "blue baby." As Blalock prepared to make his historic incision, he looked around the operating room and asked, "Where's Vivien?" Blalock would not begin surgery until his janitor-turned-surgical assistant, Vivien Thomas, was there to guide the procedure. Prejudice long kept Thomas' crucial role…