May 20, 2014
March 12, 2014
February 19, 2014
Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
January 16, 2014
Carter G. Woodson “Father of Black History”
December 18, 2013
Success, is not measured by the position one has reached in life, rather by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed.
November 13, 2013
Rosa Parks - "The first lady of civil rights" and "The mother of the Freedom Movement"
October 12, 2013
1624 3-Jan William Tucker first African American child born in America
1831 6-Jan The World Anti-Slavery Convention opens in London
1851 25-Jan Sojourner Truth addressed the first Black Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio
1856 18-Jan Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, pioneer heart surgeon born
1863 1-Jan President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emanicipation Proclamation
1864 10-Jan George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist was born
1865 24-Jan Congress passed the 13th Amendment which on ratification abolished slavery in America
1866 9-Jan Fisk University was founded in Nashville, Tennessee
1890 7-Jan William B. Purvis patents fountain pen
1891 23-Jan Dr. Daniel Hale Williams founded Provident Hospital in Chicago, one of the first school of nursing for black students in the U.S.
1908 15-Jan Alpha Kappa Alpha, first African American sorority founded at Howard University
1936 21-Jan Former Congresswoman Barbara Jordan was born
1942 17-Jan Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali born
1961 27-Jan Leontyne Price made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House
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martin luther king jr.
free because i ought to be