28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Huey P. Newton (20)

We are pleased to spotlight Huey P. Newton in day twenty of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Huey P. Newton founded Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale in 1966 Social activist Huey Percy Newton was born on February 17, 1942, in Monroe, Louisiana. Newton helped establish theContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Huey P. Newton (20)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Patricia Roberts Harris (19)

We are pleased to spotlight Patricia Roberts Harris in day nineteen of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Patricia Roberts Harris was the first African-American woman to hold a Cabinet position, serve as U.S. ambassador and head a law school. Patricia Roberts Harris was born on May 31,Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Patricia Roberts Harris (19)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Marie M. Daly (12)

We are pleased to spotlight Marie M. Daly in day twelve of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Marie M. Daly is the first black woman to earn a Ph.D in chemistry. Marie M. Daly was born on April 16, 1921, in Queens, New York. She was raisedContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Marie M. Daly (12)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Annie Malone (10)

We are pleased to spotlight Annie Malone in day ten of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Annie Malone founded Poro College, the first educational institute in the US dedicated to educating African-American women in the black cosmetics industry. Annie believed women would be empowered if they improvedContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Annie Malone (10)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Henrietta Lacks (4)

We are pleased to spotlight Henrietta Lacks in day four of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Henrietta Lacks is the most important women in medical history. In 1951, Henrietta Lacks, a poor woman with a middle-school education, made one of the greatest medical contributions ever. Her cells,Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Henrietta Lacks (4)”