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 portion of American history that specifically
discusses the African-American or Black American ethnic groups in the United
The Library of Congress celebrates the contributions of African Americans
throughout U.S. history.'
Milestones in African American history, from the Underground Railroad to the
Civil Rights Movement to Legislation.
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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
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Learn the major people and events that shaped African-American history, from
slavery and abolitionism to the Harlem Renaissance and civil rights movement.
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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 ...
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Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual
celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the ...