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August 22: Abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike, 1843
August 22, 2021
August 22: Abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike, 1843 ... read more »
August 20: 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, VA They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America, 1619
August 20, 2021
August 20: 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, VA They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America, 1619 ... read more »
August 19: The National Negro Business League’s 15th Annual Conference began in Muskogee, OK, 1914
August 19, 2021
August 19: The National Negro Business League's 15th Annual Conference began in Muskogee, OK, 1914 ... read more »
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August 18: Rock and Roll Star Jimi Hendrix headlined the famed Woodstock festival of 1969
August 18, 2021
August 18: Rock and Roll Star Jimi Hendrix headlined the famed Woodstock festival of 1969 ... read more »
August 17: The Honorable Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was born in Jamaica, 1887
August 17, 2021
August 17: The Honorable Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was born in Jamaica, 1887 ... read more »
August 16: Actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, NY, 1958
August 16, 2021
August 16: Actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, NY, 1958 ... read more »
August 15: Ermias Asghedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle, was born in Los Angeles, 1985
August 15, 2021
August 15: Ermias Asghedom, better known as Nipsey Hussle, was born in Los Angeles, 1985 ... read more »
August 14: Biologist, Howard professor, and Omega Psi Phi Founder, Dr. Ernest Everett Just was born in Charleston, SC., 1844
August 14, 2021
August 14: Biologist, Howard professor, and Omega Psi Phi Founder, Dr. Ernest Everett Just was born in Charleston, SC., 1844 ... read more »
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August 13: Yale graduate and artist Jordan Casteel had her first solo exhibit at the Sargent’s Daughters gallery in NY, 2014
August 13, 2021
August 13: Yale graduate and artist Jordan Casteel had her first solo exhibit at the Sargent’s Daughters gallery in NY, 2014 ... read more »
August 12: Frederick D. Gregory was sworn in as NASA Deputy Administrator (NASA’s highest position), 2002
August 12, 2021
August 12: Frederick D. Gregory was sworn in as NASA Deputy Administrator (NASA's highest position), 2002 ... read more »
August 11: The Watts Rebellion began as a fight against segregation & police discrimination in the Los Angeles area, 1965
August 11, 2021
August 11: The Watts Rebellion began as a fight against segregation & police discrimination in the Los Angeles area, 1965 ... read more »
August 10: The foremost violinist of the 20th century, Clarence Cameron White, was born in Clarksville, TN, 1880
August 10, 2021
August 10: The foremost violinist of the 20th century, was born in Clarksville, TN, 1880 ... read more »
August 7: Dr. Ruth Creary, who served as Executive Director of the South-Central Los Angeles Regional Center for Developmental Disabilities for more than a decade, was born, 1947
August 7, 2021
August 7: Dr. Ruth Creary, who served as Executive Director of the South-Central Los Angeles Regional Center for Developmental Disabilities for more than a decade, was born, 1947 ... read more »
August 6: Jamaica gained its independence from the British and part of Queen Nanny’s vision came to light, 1962
August 6, 2021
August 6: Jamaica gained its independence from the British and part of Queen Nanny’s vision came to light, 1962 ... read more »
July 31: World-class running back, Jim Brown was enshrined in the 40th-anniversary class of the NFL Hall of Fame, 1971
July 31, 2021
July 31: World-class running back, Jim Brown was enshrined in the 40th-anniversary class of the NFL Hall of Fame, 1971 ... read more »
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