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August 31: Adrian Dove, former White House Staff member and current CEO of the Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles, was born, 1934
August 31, 2021
August 31: Adrian Dove, former White House Staff member and current CEO of the Kingdom Day Parade in Los Angeles, was born, 1934 ... read more »
August 30: Guion “Guy” Bluford became the first African American to experience space travel, 1983
August 30, 2021
August 30: Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African American to experience space travel, 1983 ... read more »
August 29: Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on t.v., 1962
August 29, 2021
August 29: Mal Goode became the first African American news correspondent on t.v., 1962 ... read more »
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August 28: The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, was originally published in eighteen parts, 1844
August 28, 2021
August 28: The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, was originally published in eighteen parts, 1844 ... read more »
August 27: W.E.B. Du Bois, Pan Africanist, author, historian, & Harvard grad, passed away in Ghana, where he was a citizen, 1963
August 27, 2021
August 27: W.E.B. Du Bois, Pan Africanist, author, historian, & Harvard grad, passed away in Ghana, where he was a citizen, 1963 ... read more »
August 26: Artist Hale Woodruff, whose famous works include, Amistad Mutiny murals and The Negro in California History, was born in Cairo, IL, 1900
August 26, 2021
August 26: Artist Hale Woodruff, whose famous works include, Amistad Mutiny murals and The Negro in California History, was born in Cairo, IL, 1900 ... read more »
August 25: Nurse Mary Mahoney co-founded The National Association of Negro Nurses was formed in 1908
August 25, 2021
August 25: Nurse Mary Mahoney co-founded The National Association of Negro Nurses was formed in 1908 ... read more »
August 24: LA City Councilman Herb Wesson Jr. announced that a portion of Figueroa St would be renamed Kobe Bryant Blvd, 2020
August 24, 2021
August 24: LA City Councilman Herb Wesson Jr. announced that a portion of Figueroa St would be renamed Kobe Bryant Blvd, 2020 ... read more »
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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 »
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 »

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