By National Women’s History Museum with video by Blackfacts.com Ida B. Wells-Barnett 1862-1931 By Arlisha R. Norwood, NWHM Fellow | 2017 da B. Wells-Barnett was a prominent journalist, activist, and researcher, in the late 19th and […]
By Black PR Wire with additional video content from Blackfacts.com Colin Powell Becomes Secretary of State, 2001 As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989 to 1993—the first African American to hold that […]
BlackFacts.com Educational Series continues with a Timeline of Black History in America. The timeline begins a the tail-end of the Middle Passage, with Black Slaves arriving in America in 1619 and continues through the Election […]
by MSNBC, BlackFacts.com and other sources Sidney L. Poitier KBE; February 20, 1927 – January 6, 2022) was an American actor, film director, activist, and ambassador. In 1964, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, becoming the first […]
VIDEO: Doris “Dorie” Miller started in the mess room but ended up with a Navy Cross for his valiant defense of Pearl Harbor.
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