List of United States Colored Troops Monuments

The Connecticut Twenty-Ninth Colored Regiment, C.V. Infantry; New The African-American Civil War Memorial-The Spirit of Freedom; Washington, District of Columbia. Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th...

The U.S. 9th and 10th Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers)

This group of soldiers was established after the Civil War when Congress passed a bill to establish a peacetime military unit Provisions in this bill created six regiments of colored troops-four...

THE REAWAKENING OF THE AFRICAN MIND AND COMMUNITY SERIES

The Mayflower's nameless sister ship, presumably a Dutch vessel, which stole into the harbor of Jamestown in 1619 and unloaded her human cargo of 20 of us, was but the first such ship...

Today in Black History-June 21st

2001- Blues singer/guitarist John Lee Hooker whose style influenced legendary rockers including the Rolling Stones, died of natural causes. He was 83. 1964-Civil Rights workers disappear and are later found murdered...

Today in Black History-January 3rd

1997- Bryant Gumble resigns after 15 years as host of NBC's Today Show. 1989- The Arsenio Hall Show premieres. It is the first regularly scheduled nightly talk show to star an African American. 1984- Jesse Jackson...

Today in Black History-December 29th

1917- Thomas Bradley was born on this day in Calvert, Texas and went on to become mayor of Los Angeles by winning 56% of the vote. 1907- Robert Weaver was born on this day....

Today in Black History

1977- Karen Farmer becomes the first African American member of the Daughters of the American Revolution when she traces her ancestry back to William Hood, a soldier in the Revolutionary War. 1954- Denzel Washington...

Today in Black History-August 29th

1979-The first completely Black owned radio network in the world, "Mutual Black Network" was purchased by Sheridan Broadcasting Corp. 1970-Racial Confrontation. One policeman killed and six wounded in racial confrontation...

Today in Black History-July 8th

2001-Venus Williams wins her second straight Wimbledon Women's Singles Championships since 1995-96 and the first black woman to win Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1958. 1965-NAACP elects Roy Wilkins as...

Today in Black History-July 1st

2001-Higher Education Act denies student aid. Injustice 101: Government "Higher Education Act" denies financial aid to students with drug convictions taking away financial aid for students with drug convictions is...
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