On this date in 1867, Emma Azalia Smith Hackley was born. She was an African American classical singer, social worker, writer, philanthropist,...
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On this date, James Van Der Zee was born in 1886. He was an African American photographer whose portraits of Black New Yorkers chronicled the...
*Rev. Avery Alexander was born on this date in 1910. He was an African American minister and activist in the struggle for civil rights for...
The the Spingarn Medal was established on this day in 1914, one of the most prestigious annual awards given in African America.
Lloyd Richards was born this date in 1919. He was an African American film, theater, and video director.
He was born in Toronto, Canada,...
Stokely Carmichael, also known as Kwame Ture, one of the most effective and best-known activists in the 20th century Civil Rights movement, was...
Little Eva was born on this date in 1943. She was an African American singer from Bellhaven, North Carolina.
Eva Narcissus Boyd was...
On this date in 2005, the Mexican government issued postage stamps of Memín Pinguín.
Memín Pinguín was created by the late Yolanda Vargas...
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