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Black Fact of the Day: Oct. 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
October 11, 2019
The elevator was patented by African American inventor Alexander Miles on this day in 1887. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at BlackHistoryCards.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 28, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 28, 2019
Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 25, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 25, 2019
On this day in 1974, Barbara Hancock became the first African American woman to be selected as a White House Fellow. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 24, 2019- Brought to you by Black 365
September 24, 2019
On this day in 1965, Executive Order 11246, which later became known as "affirmative action", was instituted. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: September 18, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 18, 2019
On this day in 1895, Booker T. Washington delivered an influential speech that came to be known as the “Atlanta Compromise." ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: September 17, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 17, 2019
  On this day in 1849, Harriet Tubman escaped enslavement in Maryland. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at BlackHistoryCards.com. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: September 16, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 16, 2019
On this day in 1958, Little Girl Blue, the debut album by jazz singer and songwriter Nina Simone was released. ... read more »
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 »
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September 6, 2019
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that high school dropout rates for African Americans are declining; however, the African American dropout rate is still extremely high in comparison to other racial groups. One theory on why the African American dropout rate remains high is the problem of implicit bias. A recent Los Angeles Times article revealed that some educators, despite race, view African American students through a biased lens. This results in lowered expectations and lower academic performance. These lowered expectations occur as a result of educators and student not being informed about the significant accomplishments that African Americans have made around the globe. Some educators have a diminished view of students' potential. ... 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 »
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