Septima Poinsette Clark (May 3, 1898—December 15, 1987)
Septima Poinsette Clarkwas a civil rights and education activist. Originally barred from teaching in Charleston, SC schools because she was Black, Clark petitioned for that right in 1920. She won. And she did it while teaching children during the day and adults at night in a nearby town. MLK Jr. refers to her as “The Mother of the Movement”.
Mae C. Jemison (October 17, 1956)
Mae C. Jemisonwas not only the first Black woman in space, she was the first Black female astronaut for NASA ever. She launched in the Endeavor in 1992, just 25 years ago.
Maria Weems (1840—?)
Above is Anna Maria Weems, a woman who escaped slavery by posing as a male. With a $500 reward for her capture, Weems spent over two months on the road until she found freedom in Canada. This art comes courtesy of the Smithsonian Libraries’ (@smithsonianlibraries) yearly celebration of BHM, which includes stories, art, personal histories, and lots more from their massive collection.
Follow these too:
Black Women Art (@fyblackwomenart) has been around since 2012 (!), giving anyone who follows them a regular dose of art featuring Black women.
Badass Black Women History Month (@bbwhm) is a brand new Tumblr celebrating badass Black women every day for Black History Month. Hell yeah.
There are more in the search results, of course. More Black women in STEM, in music, in sports, standing up for their rights, and have you read up on the Motorcycle Queen of Miami? One thing to note: some of these posts aren’t just highlighting women from 10, 20, 30, 100 years ago. They’re also highlighting Black women today, because Black women are still making history.
Don’t listen to those who put you down, dear child, for you are meant to fly.
Finally done! My animatic in celebration of Lance’s upcoming birthday! (ΦωΦ)
The song’s very close to my heart, and I thought it fit well with Lance and his insecurities. I love you so much, my boy, and I hope you get all the love you deserve on your special day!
There will be a piano version of this animatic up soon on my YT channel, so please do give that a watch that too, if you can（ ﾟ∀ﾟ ）(Also, It’s my first try at putting hard subs. I’m sorry if it can be out of sync at times.)
Also, this is my (early) entry for @lancenetwork‘s Lance birthday week, day 5: Blue! I hope you like it!
I just want to say that I absolutely love your blog and it gives me so much life, I get so excited to your post because they are so darn adorable and precious! Again I LOVE your blog and I really look forward to seeing more!
thank you so much!! also everyone check out their blog if you like dogs!
Although we’re small now, @artist-promos aims to reblog all the art on tumblr to reach a wider audience! Check out our blog for your daily dose of art made by all the wonderful and talented artists here on tumblr! Reblog this post and we will reblog your art!