In honor of WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH all March the articles will all be about first Black WOMEN… Today’s is Portia Marshall Washington Pittman
Portia Washington Pittman was born on this date in 1883, in Tuskegee, AL. She was an African American musician and teacher, and the only daughter of Booker T. and Fanny (Smith) Washington.
Her father was the founder of Tuskegee Institute. After her mother’s death in 1884, Portia was cared…
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