Joseph Jenkins Roberts (March 1809 - February was the first and seventh - president of Liberia. Born free in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, Roberts emigrated to Liberia in 1829 as a young man. In Roberts became the first African-American president of any nation.
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Something indomitable about African women's spirits is expressed so vividly in Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's leadership. As the woman democratically elected as president of an African nation, she makes us especially proud.
Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis African American Sculptor. She had a Chippewa mother and a free black father; orphaned at age twelve, she was adopted. She studied in Rome and worked and exhibited with Harriet Hosmer, and others.