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dichotomization: “ Bettie Lou Williams had a parasitic twin growing out of the left side of her body. It’s said that she was the highest paid human oddity in history, earning up to one grand a week. She put her 11 siblings through college. Creepy, Lou Williams, Human Oddities, Medical History, Human Condition, Interesting History, African American History, History Facts, Black History

Bettie Lou Williams (1932-1954) Double Body/Four Legs Williams had a parasitic twin growing out of the left side of her body. (as if you couldn't tell) It's said that she was the highest paid human oddity in history, earning up to one grand a week. She put her 11 siblings through college and purchased a 260 acre farm for her parents. She died of an asthma attack at 22. (pitchcard)

The giant Gabriel Monjane photographed near Lourenço Marques, Mozambique in Giant People, Tall People, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Human Giant, Nephilim Giants, Giant Skeleton

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History's highest paid human oddity, Betty Lou Williams, seen here on the bally stage at aged shortly before her death from asthma. Antique Photos, Vintage Photos, Human Oddities, Creepy Facts, Very Scary, Strange History, Vintage Circus, Crazy People, Wow Products

History's highest paid human oddity, Betty Lou Williams, seen here on the bally stage at aged 21, shortly before her death from asthma.

Mary Hall in 1976 she was the black women to be apart of the Atlanta Police Department SWAT team. African American History, American Women, Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Great Women, Amazing Women, Black Art, Black History Facts, My Black Is Beautiful

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Susan Elizabeth Rice (b.1964) is the United States National Security Advisor. She is a former U.S. diplomat, former Brookings Institution fellow and former United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Rice served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during President Bill Clinton's second term. She was confirmed as UN ambassador by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent on January 22, 2009, the first African American to hold this position. Elizabeth Rice, Important People, Inspiring People, African Diaspora, Black Queen, African American History, Beautiful Black Women, Black History, Brookings Institution

Susan Elizabeth Rice (b.1964) is the United States National Security Advisor. She is a former U.S. diplomat, former Brookings Institution fellow and former United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Rice served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during President Bill Clinton's second term. She was confirmed as UN ambassador by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent on January 22, 2009, the first African American to hold this position.

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Did you know: After and during the Civil war, millions of freed Black people were funneled into concentration camps in America and killed through forced... - Zahara Hanan'al (Zara) - Google+

Martha Bush Gray and Husband. Sgt. Gray. Gray was a Sgt with the 54 Mass during the Civil War and was wounded during the famous 54 charge of Fort Sumter. The charge that was depicted in the movie “Glory” staring Denzel Washington.Martha Bush along with a Black Civil War nurse Susie King Taylor worked with the founder of the Red Cross Clara Barton treating the wounded in a near by hospital following the battle.Unfortunately Sgt Gray died from his wounds. Source: Vint. African American… Black History, Art History, Clara Barton, Fort Sumter, Old Images, Denzel Washington, African American Art, African History, Red Cross

Martha Bush Gray and Husband. Sgt. Gray. Gray was a Sgt with the 54 Mass during the Civil War and was wounded during the famous 54 charge of Fort Sumter. The charge that was depicted in the movie “Glory” staring Denzel Washington.Martha Bush along with a Black Civil War nurse Susie King Taylor worked with the founder of the Red Cross Clara Barton treating the wounded in a near by hospital following the battle.Unfortunately Sgt Gray died from his wounds. Source: Vint. African American…

The children here - pictured in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1935 - were still living in a sharecropper's home, paying debts to the children of former slave owners, 70 years after the Emancipation Proclamation Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Haunted Pictures, West Memphis, Dust Bowl, Today Pictures, Great Depression, New York Public Library, Historical Pictures

Children living in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1935. They were were still living in a sharecropper's home, paying debts to the children of former slave owners, 70 years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

Freed African-Americans stand in front of their homes - which are the old quarters on a white man's plantation that would have held slaves before the war. The picture was taken in Saint Helena Island, South Carolina, in about 1863 Thomas Jefferson, Haunted Pictures, Saint Helena Island, St Helena, Black History Facts, Civil War Photos, African American History, American Civil War, Old Photos

Freed African-Americans stand in front of their homes - which are the old quarters on a white man's plantation that would have held slaves before the war. The picture was taken in Saint Helena Island, South Carolina, in about 1863.

Chain Gang North Carolina, wagons full of African-American men, arrested under Jim Crow laws, who have been forced back into slavery as part of a prison chain gang. Black History Facts, Black History Month, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Menu, American Civil War, American History, Haunted Pictures

A wagon-load of African-American men arrested under Jim Crow laws who have been forced to work as part of a prison chain gang in Pitt County, North Carolina in 1910. The dogs - bloodhounds - are used for running down any attempted escapees. Long after the Civil War and the Reconstruction era, slavery, at least in spirit, lived on

Lubertha Johnson was a Las Vegas community activist who helped other community leaders organize strikes. Johnson was born in 1906 on a Mississippi farm, and raised by her grandmother. She had originally planned to be a African American Women, Black History, Mississippi, Las Vegas, Organize, Community, People, Knowledge, Times

Lubertha Johnson: Las Vegas Community Activist

Lubertha Johnson was a Las Vegas community activist who helped other community leaders organize strikes. Johnson was born in 1906 on a Mississippi farm, and raised by her grandmother. She had originally planned to be a teacher, but due to the Great Depression and her father's ill health, she was instead forced to join her family in Chicago to ...