*The birth of James P. Ball in 1825 is celebrated on this date. He was a Black Abolitionist, free Black man, photographer and businessman....
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*On this date in 1855, the USS Constellation was commissioned. Now housed in the Baltimore harbor, this is the last surviving battle ship of the...
Chester Himes was born on this date in 1909 in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was an African American writer whose novels and autobiographies...
Sat, 1917-07-28"Red Summers," long, hot, and painful. The image attached to this link may be inappropriate for young children
*On this date 1917, the NAACP staged its first silent protest rally against lynching. Nearly fifteen thousand African Americans marched down...
*Evelyn Dilworth-Williams was born on this date in 1945. She is an African American poet, teacher, author, and motivational speaker.
*The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum opened its doors on this date in 2001.
This is an African American heritage and history center in...
*On this date in 2014, The National Basketball Players Association elected the first Black woman to lead a major North American sports league...
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