*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...
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*On this date in 1579, St. Martin de Porres was born. He was a Black patron saint.
From Lima, Peru he was often called Saint Martin of...
*This date in 1581 marks the birth of Peter Claver. He was a Black patron saint.
From Verdu, Catalonia, Spain he was also known as Slave...
On this date, the Registry looks at the African American contributions to science and chemistry in history.
The Registry celebrates the Umbanda religion, which dates from 1600, on this date. This is one of several Black African faiths practiced in the...
*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...
*The Banjo’s African American Heritage is celebrated on this dates Registry. Since Caribbean Blacks created the banjo in the 17th century and...
This date celebrates Gullah, an African-American language, mainly spoken along the Southeastern coast of the United States, especially on the Sea...
*A brief article on Black Canadian history before America’s Civil Rights movement is recognized on this date.
The first recorded black...
An outline of Double Dutch is celebrated on this date's Registry. Double Dutch is historically a jump rope game played originated by Black...
On this date, the Registry examines African American art—-painting, carving, graphic arts, and crafts created by people of African descent in the...
*The term African American is celebrated on this dates Registry.
In August of 2005, an Ethiopian-born activist named Abdulaziz Kamus...
*The Palmares community in 1605 is celebrated on this date. This was a Brazilian settlement of runaway and freeborn African slaves.
*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 we celebrate the African American customs regarding cemeteries and funerals. One of the most direct and unaltered visual...
The life of Zumbi in 1655 is celebrated on this date. He was an Afro Brazilian abolitionist and soldier.
Zumbi pronounced: "Zoom-bee")...
On this date in 1663, the first known slave revolt occurred in Gloucester County, VA. The conspiracy between Black slaves and indentured servants...
*On this date in 1664, Maryland passed the first Anti amalgamation law. This law was intended to prevent marriages between Black men and English...
*Bance Island, Sierra Leone from 1670 is celebrated on this date. This was a major launching point of the Middle Passage to America first...
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