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Thomas Jennings (1791 - 1859)On March 3, 1821, Thomas Jennings became the first African American to receive a patent. As the owner of a New York dry-cleaning business, Jennings invented and patented a new process for cleaning clothing. Jennings used the money he earned with his invention to buy his family out of slavery. Active as an abolitionist, Jennings published petitions that advocated the end of slavery in New York.

prominent-afro-history:

Thomas Jennings (1791 - 1859)

On March 3, 1821, Thomas Jennings became the first African American to receive a patent. As the owner of a New York dry-cleaning business, Jennings invented and patented a new process for cleaning clothing. Jennings used the money he earned with his invention to buy his family out of slavery. Active as an abolitionist, Jennings published petitions that advocated the end of slavery in New York.

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The Herb Gardener: How To Make Rose Wine

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Jane Elliott giving a lecture on “Color Blindness”

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You either like me or you don’t. It took me twenty-something years to learn how to love myself, I don’t have that kinda time to convince somebody else.
Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.
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#harlemnights #harlemviews

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What were you doing when you got the call that you were gonna be Superman? (x)

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berryhealthy:

Strawberry-Banana Bites
Ingredients:3 ripe bananas2 cup gluten-free oats1/2 cup applesauce1 teaspoon vanilla A generous pinch of nutmeg1 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 cup slivered almonds6 fresh strawberries
Method:1. Preheat oven to 350°.In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork.  Add oats, applesauce, vanilla, spices, and almonds. Stir thoroughly. 2. Cut the tops off strawberries and chop fruit into tiny pieces.  Add to batter. Mix until well blended. 3.  Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto a lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack. Enjoy with a cup of coffee.

berryhealthy:

Strawberry-Banana Bites

Ingredients:
3 ripe bananas
2 cup gluten-free oats
1/2 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla 
A generous pinch of nutmeg
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup slivered almonds
6 fresh strawberries

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 350°.In a large bowl, mash bananas with a fork.  Add oats, applesauce, vanilla, spices, and almonds. Stir thoroughly.
2. Cut the tops off strawberries and chop fruit into tiny pieces.  Add to batter. Mix until well blended.
3.  Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto a lined baking sheet. Cook for 20 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Transfer to cooling rack. Enjoy with a cup of coffee.

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That blooming flower - Flair - Jamaica Gleaner - Monday | January 14, 2013
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And Here We Are...: Sparkling Rose Petal Wine!
Privilege is when you think something is not a problem because it’s not a problem to you personally.

– David Gaider 

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cc: white people (MJ)

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missjia:

Best ever.

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shadows-ff:

This explains a lot!

omg thanks for posting this

1 year ago
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I love every.single.outfit. so far and I would wear them all @prissysavvy

I love every.single.outfit. so far and I would wear them all @prissysavvy

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littlesati:

Game of Thrones/ASOIAF meme: (1/5) houses

House Stark of Winterfell

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