The Groveland Four “were the victims of gross injustices and that their abhorrent treatment by the criminal justice system is a shameful chapter in this state’s history,”.
A South Carolina town’s post office will be named in honor of its first black postmaster, Frazier B. Baker, who was lynched in 1898 after he refused to resign.
The road leading to the new U.S. Embassy in Turkey will be renamed Malcolm X avenue after the civil rights activist.
Johns Hopkins University Will Honor Henrietta Lacks, The Black Woman Whose Cells Helped Create Life-Saving Vaccines
Johns Hopkins University will pay tribute to Henrietta Lacks, the black woman whose cells have helped create life-saving vaccines and treatments, by naming a new research building after her.
In the 1830s the first African Americans came to the Oklahoma Territory with Native Americans along the Trail of Tears. Some were enslaved, and some were free.
The teacher who gave the assignment has not been identified, but the Los Angeles Unified School District is set to launch an investigation at Windsor Hills Elementary School.
Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753 – December 5, 1784) was the first published African-American female poet.
Dr. Dorothy Lavinia Brown was the first African-American female surgeon in the South.
WATCH: Department of Education Twitter spells W.E.B. Du Bois’s name wrong, then spells “apologies” wrong
WATCH: Department of Education Twitter spells W.E.B. Du Bois’s name wrong, then spells “apologies” wrong in follow-up tweet.
Never Be Fearful About What You Are Doing If It Is Right-Rosa Parks