Hazel Scott Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad on June 11, 1920, Died October 2, 1981 First Black Woman to Host a Syndicated Show She began her career as a musical prodigy and ended up breaking down racial barriers in the recording and film industries
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During World War II, African American troops were denied active combat roles and, like their civilian counterparts, faced institutionalized segregation. Three units of African American engineers were sent to Alaska and Canada to construct the 1,500-mile ALCAN Highway, a key defense for the United States.
Nina Simone an american singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement.
Langston Hughes: Leading Voice of the Harlem Renaissance
The United States 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army called the “Buffalo Soldiers” you will hear some of the original members telling their story.
The Black man who invited the pencil sharpener
Mae Jemison describes her journey from space-loving girl in Chicago to astronaut.
John Mercer Langston was an American abolitionist, attorney, educator, activist, diplomat, and politician. He was the first dean of the law school at Howard University and helped create the department.
Cralle, Alfred L. (1866–1920) Alfred L. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was best known for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897.
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