Meet Poet Anne Spencer
Visit http://www.annespencermuseum.com/biography.php to learn more about Anne Spencer, 1882-1975, poet, teacher, gardener.
Meet Ida Gray Nelsen
First Black Female Dentist
Ida Gray Nelson Rollins (1867-1953) became the first black woman to earn a doctor of dental surgery degree in the United States. She graduated from the University of Michigan. Around 1860 she worked in the office of Jonathan Taft, a local dentist of prominence who supported women in the dental profession. Taft encouraged her to apply to dental school. She enrolled in October 1887 and graduated in June 1890, then returned to her town of Cincinnati where she established a dental practice.
An Evening With Dionne Warwick
Celebrate Black Women’s History with “An Evening With Dionne Warwick” interviewed by her close friend, Diahann Carroll.
Meet Ruby Dee
Artist/Activist/Star: Ruby Dee,
Ruby Dee was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, activist, poet and journalist, perhaps best known for starring in the 1961 film A Raisin in the Sun.
Learn more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00hctcf1zxE
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