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BlackUSA History

Thomas J. Martin awarded for the fire extinguisher

Thomas Andrew Dorsey Father of the gospel song

Charles Clinton Spaulding Businessman

William Lloyd Garrison The liberator

Georgia Blanche Douglas Writer

Southern Christian Leadership Conference .

First National Convention for black women First National Convention for Black Women

Vermont Vermont became the first US territory to abolish slavery

Slavery declared unlawful in British Empire Slavery declared unlawful in British Empire

A march to protest at the intimidation which prevented blacks from voting in Dallas County

Sheridan Broadcasting Corp. Sheridan Broadcasting Corp.

Birmingham Church Bombing Klu Klux Klan member convicted

National Negro Business League National Negro Business league

Kelly Miller First African American to study graduate mathematics at Johns Hopkins

(July 1, 1945 – June 9, 2009) Philemon Timothy Reid was an African American Artist and r