*Republic Day in India is on this date from 1950. Many people throughout this country celebrate and affirm when India's constitution came into...
The date remembers Goree Island. This land mass played an important part in the early days of African American history. Goree Island is a small...
On this date of Cinco de Mayo, we look briefly at the history of Africans in Latin (Central and South) America and the Caribbean.
*African (Black) history in Europe from 1400 is briefly recalled on this dates Registry.
To address the story of black people in Europe,...
*The state of Bahia in Brazil from 1500 is remembered on this date. This is a former Portuguese/African slave region.
*From the beginning of U. S. history, American Native populations and Africans had a historical relationship of both cooperation and...
*On this date in 1565, St. Augustine, Florida was founded with the first arrival of black African slaves to North America. On that date Spaniard...
*Canadian Slavery of African’s is affirmed on this date circa 1600. The registered baptism of Olivier Le Jeune occurred on this date in 1633 in...
*A brief article on Black Canadian history before America’s Civil Rights movement is recognized on this date.
The first recorded black...
*On this date in 1606, the first recorded birth of a child of African decent in the continental United States occurred. This was is in the...
It was on this date in 1619 that 20 Africans arrive at Hampton, Virginia, aboard a Dutch ship. They were the first Africans on record to be...
On this date in 1663, the first known slave revolt occurred in Gloucester County, VA. The conspiracy between Black slaves and indentured servants...
*Bance Island, Sierra Leone from 1670 is celebrated on this date. This was a major launching point of the Middle Passage to America first...
"Jumping the Broom," is celebrated on this date.
This is an African American phrase and custom for marriage.
The significance of...
*On this date in 1708, one of the first recorded slave revolts occurred in America. It happened in Newton, Long Island, NY, and seven white...
On this date in 1712, the New York Slave Rebellion occurred.
Reacting to harsh treatment by their masters, about 25 Black slaves and...
*Native American involvement in American slavery’s Underground Railroad is affirmed on this date in 1722.
On that date the (then)...
*The Mardi Gras Indians are celebrated on this date (Fat Tuesday) in 1732. These African Americans participate as a cultural foundation of New...
On this date in 1733, one of the first successful African slave rebellions took place.
Enslaved Africans on the island of St. John (today...
On this date in 1738, escaped African slaves and British settlers in Central America agreed to a conflict truce.
The articles of...
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