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Black Fact of the Day: September 12, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 12, 2019
On this day in 1977, Azie Morton became the first and only African American to serve as Treasurer of the United States. ... read more »
Education in the Segregated South: A Determined African American Culture
September 6, 2019
“The long struggle over the development of education in the postbellum South occurred in large part because no dominant class could convince the freed people that its conception of education reflected a natural and proper social order,” Anderson wrote in “The Education of Blacks in the South,” James Anderson is the author of The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935 ... read more »
400 Years in Virginia. 500 Years in Slavery.
September 6, 2019
Indeed, “the slave trade began in the 15th century,” said Boniface Chidyausiku of Zimbabwe in 2007, when he was the acting president of the United Nations General Assembly. Chidyausiku made the remarks during the UN’s observance of the 200th anniversary of the end of the transatlantic slave trade. “It was driven by colonial expansion, emerging capitalist economies and the insatiable demand for commodities – with racism and discrimination serving to legitimize the trade,” said Chidyausiku. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 31, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 31, 2019
On this day, August 31, 1962, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 30, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 30, 2019
On this day, August 30, 2004, Grant Reynolds, who played an instrumental part in the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces, passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 29, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 29, 2019
On this day, August 29, 1962, Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on television. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 28, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 28, 2019
On this day, August 28, 1818, the “Father of Chicago” Jean Baptiste Point du Sable passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 27, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 27, 2019
On this day, August 27, 1963, W.E.B. Du Bois, a Pan Africanist, author, historian, and Harvard graduate, passed away in Ghana, where he was a citizen. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 26, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 26, 2019
On this day, August 26, 1918, Katherine Johnson, the human “Computer” for NASA who calculated the path of the USA’s first space flight, was born in White Sulphur Springs, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 25, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 25, 2019
On this day, August 25, 1908, the National Association of Negro Nurses was formed. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at BlackHistoryCards.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 24, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 24, 2019
On this day, August 24, 1972, film director and producer Ava DuVernay was born in Long Beach, California. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
ADOS Town Hall calls for multi-trillion-dollar reparations program and a new agenda for Black America
August 23, 2019
After decades of relentless political indifference, reparations for slavery have finally arrived at the forefront of national American politics. Practically every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has embraced the concept to some degree. Many of them attended Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in April and promised to sign H.R. 40 if elected president. However, many Black Americans remain concerned as to how substantial the candidates’ plans for reparations truly are. Are candidates making reparations a real priority, or has the term merely become the latest buzzword, guaranteed to garner applause on a debate stage? ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 23, 2019
On this day, August 23, 1892, inventor Oscar Brown invented the horseshoe. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... . ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 22, 2019 – Brought to you Black365
August 22, 2019
On this day, August 22, 1843, abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 21, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 21, 2019
On this day, August 21, 1831, revolutionary Nat Turner led a two-day African revolt in Virginia, which resulted in the deaths of sixty Whites. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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