Timeline: African American
A black navigator, Pedro Alonso Niño, travels with Christopher Columbus's first expedition to the New World.
A Dutch ship brings 20 African indentured servants to the English colony of Jamestown, Virginia.
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 is the branch of American history that specifically
discusses the African-American or Black American ethnic groups in the United
A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the
African American experience.
The Library of Congress celebrates the contributions of African Americans
throughout U.S. history.'
Black history timeline, including key moments and milestones in the Civil Rights
Find out more about the history of Black History Milestones, including videos,
interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...
Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to United
States history. Did you know that Madam CJ Walker was America's first self-made
The history of African Americans in the United States has been a paradox of
incredible triumph in the face of tremendous human tragedy. This site serves as a
African Americans have at various times in United States history been referred to
as African, colored, Negro, Afro-American, and black, as well as African ...
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