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1492: A black navigator, Pedro Alonso NiƱo, travels with Christopher Columbus's first expedition to the New World.
1619: A Dutch ship brings 20 African indentured servants to the English colony of Jamestown, Virginia.
1739: One of the earliest slave revolts takes place in Stono, South Carolina. A score of whites and more than twice as many blacks slaves are killed as the armed slaves try to flee to Florida.

African-American history


African-American history is the portion of American history that specifically discusses the African-American or Black American ethnic groups in the United States.

African American History


The Library of Congress celebrates the contributions of African Americans throughout U.S. history.'

African American History Timeline - Infoplease


Milestones in African American history, from the Underground Railroad to the Civil Rights Movement to Legislation.

By Femi Lewis , About.com GuideFebruary 1, 2013 When Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926, his mission was simple: he wanted to honor the efforts of men such as Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas, who both worked to emancipate African-Americans. ... More »
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African-American History and Culture (Library of Congress ...


The Manuscript Division has one of the nation's most valuable collections for the study of African-American history and culture. The Library's holdings include ...

Timeline Home Page | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed


Donate to BlackPast.org BlackPast Blog · African American History in the West · Global African History · Perspectives. NOTE: BlackPast.org will not disclose, use,  ...

African American History - American Memory from the Library of ...

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Browse the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress . View historical images, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, and more.

African-American History from About.com


Learn the major people and events that shaped African-American history, from slavery and abolitionism to the Harlem Renaissance and civil rights movement.

The Journal of African American History


Welcome to. The Journal of African American History's Website! The Journal of African American History (JAAH), formerly The Journal of Negro History, was ...

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