I’m From The Caribbean/I’m From Africa Many Black people from the Caribbean and the African continent who immigrate to the U.S. think the term “African-American” should refer only to Black Americans because it omits their specific cultural heritage. Some people from the Caribbean want to be referenced by their specific country of birth, while some continental …

I’m From The Caribbean/I’m From Africa Many Black people from the Caribbean and the African continent who immigrate to the U.S. think the term “African-American” should refer only to Black Americans because it omits their specific cultural heritage. Some people from the Caribbean want to be referenced by their specific country of birth, while some continental …

The African American Boy Scout movement, a story Date: Mon, July 31, 1911 This date celebrates the founding of America’s first "Negro Boy Scout" troop in 1911. Initially started in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, opposition was encountered immediately, but troops continued to meet in increasing numbers. In 1916, the first official Boy Scout Council-promoted Negro Troop 75 began in Louisville, KY.

The African American Boy Scout movement, a story Date: Mon, July 31, 1911 This date celebrates the founding of America’s first "Negro Boy Scout" troop in 1911. Initially started in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, opposition was encountered immediately, but troops continued to meet in increasing numbers. In 1916, the first official Boy Scout Council-promoted Negro Troop 75 began in Louisville, KY.

Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolishenist of the 18th Century, whose autobiography and association with William Wilberforce were both turning points in the UK's anti-slavery movement. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolishenist of the 18th Century, whose autobiography and association with William Wilberforce were both turning points in the UK's anti-slavery movement. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Josephine Holloway (pictured with granddaughter) was the 1st African American Troop Leader and lobbied for African Americans to be allowed to be involved in Girl Scouts.

Josephine Holloway (pictured with granddaughter) was the 1st African American Troop Leader and lobbied for African Americans to be allowed to be involved in Girl Scouts.

1946  | The Presidential Committee on Civil Rights appointed by President Truman, December 5, 1946, to investigate the status of Civil Rights in the country and propose measures to strengthen and protect them; to establish a permanent Civil Rights Commission, a Joint Congressional Committee on Civil Rights, a Civil Rights Division in the Department of Justice, develop Federal protection from lynching, create a Fair Employment Practices Commission, abolish poll taxes, among other measures.

1946 | The Presidential Committee on Civil Rights appointed by President Truman, December 5, 1946, to investigate the status of Civil Rights in the country and propose measures to strengthen and protect them; to establish a permanent Civil Rights Commission, a Joint Congressional Committee on Civil Rights, a Civil Rights Division in the Department of Justice, develop Federal protection from lynching, create a Fair Employment Practices Commission, abolish poll taxes, among other measures.

Nas learns about his great x3 grandmother and her plantation. Thank you Henry Louis Gates! Video By PBS

Nas learns about his great x3 grandmother and her plantation. Thank you Henry Louis Gates! Video By PBS

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