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.
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What follows is a list of some of those “lesser known” moments and facts in Black
history. Before there was Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin. Most people ...
Little Known Black History Fact: Georgia Davis Powers. Georgia Davis Powers
was the first woman and African-American elected to the Kentucky State Senate ...
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History of Black History & African American Timeline (Civil Rights, Famous
People). Black History Month is observed every February in the United States.
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Jan 31, 2016 ... Are you ready to learn? Black History Month begins in the U.S. Monday, and the
observance, celebrating African-Americans' achievements and ...
Feb 1, 2015 ... Did you know that Black History Month takes place in February because it was
set between the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham ...
Facts. February 1 - The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which
abolished slavery, was adopted by the 38th Congress. Ratification was