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Tammy Gray Steele - Founder of the National Women in Agriculture Association

Homestead Blog Hop – 227

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Today in homestead Black History, I’d like to introduce you to Tammy Gray-Steele. Tammy is the founder of the National Women In Agriculture Association. This association’s mission is “to save lives and eliminate…

Houseful Of Black History – Daniel Hale – Doctor

I bet you thought that I was going to talk about Valentine’s Day, didn’t you? Well maybe later, but not in this post. Today, I want to introduce you to the first black surgeon who performed the first documented…

Henry Blair - Black Farmer, and 2nd black person in the United States to receive a patent

Homestead Blog Hop 226

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Given that it’s Black History Month, I’m sharing a little bit about black folks who have made great contributions to agriculture. This week, I’m highlighting Henry Blair, who is the SECOND black person…

Houseful Of Black History – Wilma Rudolph – Olympian

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helps you. Wilma Rudolph Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an American sprinter from Clarksville, Tennessee, who became a world-record-holding Olympic champion and international sports icon in track and field following her successes…