If you are looking for a specific episode, event or place, the Keyword Link is for you. Just type in a word or phrase to begin your search.

Birthdays are one of the most important dates of the year for each of us. Matching yours with other people or events is fun and easy. The similarity with others is fascinating and sometimes they hold truths and indicators of our place in life. Begin your search by selecting the month and date search boxes.

Enter any keyword(s). ie. Names, events places

  • Mon, 2016-06-06

    *This date celebrates the beginning of Ramadan 2015. Because of this, the Registry looks briefly at Islam and African-America.


  • Sat, 2016-08-13

    *On this date in 2016, the Bud Billiken parade will take place in Chicago. It is the largest African American Parade in the United States.

  • Sat, 2016-09-24

    *The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opened on this date in 2016.

    The museum's building, designed by...

  • Mon, 2017-02-13

    *This date from 1995, observes National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID). Inspired by the Million Man March, it was created to...

  • Mon, 2018-01-15

    *In honor of Martin Luther King Day which was first celebrated in 1986, we have the text of his speech I have a Dream. The Martin Luther King Day...