Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson African American Singer Who Broke Down Race Barriers Marian Anderson had a gift for singing from an early age. Her aunt Mary helped her book paid gigs as early as age 6. When her family could no longer afford lessons, the community and church pooled...
Cathay Williams

Cathay Williams

Cathay Williams Former Slave Who Posed as Male to Enlist in the Military In honor of Veterans Day, Chloe brings us the story of Cathay Williams! Cathay was born into slavery before the Civil War. When the Union army came to her town, all slaves were declared...
Dr. Marian Croak

Dr. Marian Croak

“Black Engineer of the Year” Who Invented VOIP Technology & Expanded the Internet