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This photo changed U.S. history - ‘Bound for Freedom’s Light: African Americans and the Civil War’

On May 5, 1969 Moneta Sleet Jr. became the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize in photography for "Deep Sorrow", his photograph of Coretta Scott King at her husband's funeral. #TodayInBlackHistory

Camera Pigeon WWI

African American man lynched in 1925, photo by National Photo Co.

News artist Alfred Rudolph Waud with his sketchbook near Gettysburg during the civil war.

Lynchings of African Americans in America

Milena Jesenska, Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator, who refused to abandon her Jewish friends and was deported with several of them to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where she died.

Vintage: African American woman and baby holding the American flag.

Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller of the 9th Indiana Infantry was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He survived the shot, later writing that he had a constant reminder of the Chickamauga Battlefield and the constant pain he suffered from that wound.

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.