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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 »
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 »
Black Fact of the Day: August 19, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 19, 2019
On this day, August 19, 2017, comedian, actor, and civil rights activist Richard “Dick” Gregory, passed away in Washington D.C. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 18, 2019
On this day, August 18, 2014, pitching sensation Mo’ne Davis became the first little league player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 16, 2019
On this day, August 16, 1958, actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, New York. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 15, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 15, 2019
On this day, August 15, 1860, Henrietta Davis, called by Marcus Garvey, “the greatest woman of the African race,” was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 14, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 14, 2019
On this day, August 14, 1883, biologist, Howard professor and Omega Psi Phi founder Dr. Ernest Everett Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 13, 2019
On this day, August 13, 1892, the first issue of the Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper circulated in Baltimore, Maryland. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 12, 2019
On this day, August 12, 2002, Frederick D. Gregory was sworn in as the NASA Deputy Administrator (NASA’s highest position). Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 11, 2019
On this day, August 11, 1965, the Watts Rebellion began as a fight against segregation and police discrimination in the Los Angeles area. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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