28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Christina Jenkins (11)

We are pleased to spotlight Christina Jenkins in day eleven of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Christina Jenkins is the revolutionary inventor of the Sew-In-Weaver The hair weave industry owes itself to the trailblazer Christina Jenkins. She was born in Louisiana and later graduated college in 1943.Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Christina Jenkins (11)”

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 | Allensworth Township (9)

We are pleased to spotlight Allensworth Township in day nine of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History  Allensworth is the first all-black Californian township  Allensworth is the first all-black Californian township, founded and financed by African Americans. Created by Lieutenant Colonel Allen Allensworth in 1908, the town wasContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Allensworth Township (9)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Lawson (8)

We are pleased to spotlight Jerry Lawson in day eight of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jerry Lawson created the first home video game system with interchangeable games long before Playstation and X-Box Born in New York City on December 1, 1940, Gerald Anderson Lawson is famous forContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Lawson (8)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)

We are pleased to spotlight Jerry Pinkney in day seven of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jerry Pinkney, a prolific children’s book author and illustrator and has been internationally recognized for his contribution to the arts Pinkney was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in 1939.Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)”