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October 1, 1962 - James Meredith Integrated Ole Miss [VIDEO]

James Meredith is best known as the first African American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi (Old Miss). He was born on June 1933 in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Black Then​July 30, 2005: Anthony Walker Is Murdered In A Racist Attack | Black Then

Black Then​July Anthony Walker Is Murdered In A Racist Attack

African-Americans and the U.S. Navy - The "Golden Thirteen"   In February 1944, the Navy commissioned its first African-American officers. This long-hoped-for action represented a major step forward in the status of African-Americans in the Navy and in American society. The twelve commissioned officers, and a warrant officer who received his rank at the same time, came to be known as the "Golden Thirteen".

The Golden Thirteen were the thirteen African American enlisted men who became the first African American commissioned and warrant officers in the United.

Pinner sez:  Hope you guys know this man. Carter G. Woodson was the founder of Black History Month. He was a historian, author, Republican, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. In 1912, he became the second Black to earn a Ph.D at Harvard University.

Carter Goodwin Woodson * Born December 1875 *Born in Buckingham County, Virginia *Was the first study African-American history *Known as the Father of Black History Month

Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone  Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at 63, Russell is recognized globally as a thought-leader, technology expert and innovator of wireless communications. He has more than 30 years experience in advanced wireless communications and is the recognized father of digital cellular technology.

Jesse Eugene Russell: father of the cell phone Jesse Eugene Russell is an African-American inventor who brought the world cell phones. Trained as an electrical engineer at Tennessee State University, at Russell is recognized globally as a thought-lea

In 1962, James Meredith was the first African American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, an event that was a flashpoint in the American civil rights movement. October 1, 1962.

Characters in my novel, Holding True, celebrate this event. In James Meredith was the first African American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, an event that was a flashpoint in the American civil rights movement.

women who inspire us! Article for the Month of March, Women's history month

Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first oppressed American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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