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Timeline: African American
1492: A black navigator, Pedro Alonso Niño, 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 is the part of American history that looks at the African- American or Black American ethnic groups in the United States. Most African ...


A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.


February is African American History Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, ...


Black history timeline, including key moments and milestones in the Civil Rights Movement.


Find out more about the history of Black History Milestones, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...


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  ...


Year sort icon · Events, Subject, Country, Era. 1492, Christopher Columbus makes his first voyage to the New World opening a vast new empire for plantation  ...


Covers the history of African American slavery from its inception to its demise.


The purpose of this course is to examine the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present. Prominent themes include the end of the  ...