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First issue of Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper First issue of Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper [...]

George B. Vashon frist black to enter NY State bar [...]

Autherine Lucy Foster Autherine Lucy Foster [...]

Father Patrick Francis Healy Father Patrick Francis Healy first black man to receive a PhD [...]

Harry Blair Harry Blair received a patent for his corn planting machine [...]

Alex Miller (December 5, 1912 – May 25, 1965), known professionally as Sonny Boy Williamson, was an [...]

Sonny Boy Williamson Blues singer, harmonica player [...]

Josiah Henson Runaway slave [...]

The Secretary of the Navy Authorized enlistment of slaves as Union sailors, September 25, 1861 The U [...]

1866 - The Georgia Equal Rights Association First organized. 1867 - The Georgia Equal Rights Associa [...]

Garrett Augustus Morgan Father of the Gas Mask [...]

Constance Baker Motley was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1921. She received her bachelor’s degre [...]

Violette N. Anderson was born July 16, 1882, in London, England. She and her parents, Richard and Ma [...]

Black Muslin Black Muslin movement initiated in Detroit [...]

Vinnette Carroll Writer [...]