The lives of Ellen and William Craft are celebrated on this date. They were two Black abolitionists who were known for William's autobiographical...
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Maria Fearing, a Black teacher and missionary, was born on this date in 1838.
Fearing, born a slave near Gainesville, AL, completed the...
This date in 1847 marks Independence Day in the Republic of Liberia. Liberia owes its establishment to the American Colonization Society, founded...
On this date in 1855, we celebrate the founding of Berea College, the oldest continually integrated college in America.
Evelyn Preer was born on this date in 1896. She was an African American actress and singer.
She was the oldest of three children born...
Alexander Memorial Baptist Church began on this date in 1908 when a group of worshipers left the First Baptist Church in Georgetown, Washington D...
On this date in 1948, Bob Howard became one of the first Black male hosts on television. The New York CBS affiliate hired the Black entertainer...
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