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September 24: The National Museum of African American History and Culture was opened to the public, 2016
September 24, 2021
September 24: The National Museum of African American History and Culture was opened to the public, 2016 ... read more »
September 23: Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN, 1863
September 23, 2021
September 23: Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN, 1863 ... read more »
September 22: The International Council on Monuments and Sites recommended that Haiti’s Citadel and Sans Souci Palace become World Heritage sites, 1981
September 22, 2021
September 22: The International Council on Monuments and Sites recommended that Haiti's Citadel and Sans Souci Palace become World Heritage sites, 1981 ... read more »
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September 21: FIRST PRIME MINISTER / PRESIDENT OF GHANA BORN
September 21, 2021
September 21: FIRST PRIME MINISTER / PRESIDENT OF GHANA BORN ... read more »
September 20: Actress and director, Regina King, won an Emmy Award for her role in the series the Watchmen, 2020
September 20, 2021
September 20: Actress and director, Regina King, won an Emmy Award for her role in the series the Watchmen, 2020 ... read more »
September 19: Tuskegee Institute, known today as Tuskegee University, opened with a total of thirty students, 1881
September 19, 2021
September 19: Tuskegee Institute, known today as Tuskegee University, opened with a total of thirty students, 1881 ... read more »
September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937
September 18, 2021
September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937 ... read more »
September 17: Dr.’s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard’s School of Dentistry, 1867
September 17, 2021
September 17: Dr.'s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard's School of Dentistry, 1867 ... read more »
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September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852
September 16, 2021
September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852 ... read more »
September 15: “Y’all Hiring?: The Black Teen’s Guide to Navigating Employment” was published by author Albert Phillips Jr., 2020
September 15, 2021
September 15: "Y'all Hiring?: The Black Teen's Guide to Navigating Employment" was published by author Albert Phillips Jr. (Twitter) , 2020 ... read more »
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985
September 14, 2021
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985 ... read more »
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the “Electric lamp” (light bulb), 1881
September 13, 2021
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the "Electric lamp" (light bulb), 1881 ... read more »
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992
September 12, 2021
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992 ... read more »
September 11: Simon, a dentist, became the first African American reported on in a U.S. newspaper, 1740
September 11, 2021
September 11: Simon, a dentist, became the first African American reported on in a U.S. newspaper, 1740 ... read more »
September 9: Carter G. Woodson founded The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Chicago, 1915
September 9, 2021
September 9: Carter G. Woodson founded The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Chicago, 1915 ... read more »
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