Black History

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  • Aug 3, 1492

    Perdro Alonso Nino Travels to the New World

    Perdro Alonso Nino Travels to the New World
    A black navigator. He traveled with Christopher Columbus on the first trip to the new world.
  • Slaves

    The first arrivial of slaves in Virginia. Triangle Trade gets started with the selling of slaves.
  • Lucy Terry Prince

    Lucy Terry Prince
    The First known black poet. Her poem "Bars Fight" was writen in 1746, is the earliest existing poem by an African American. The poem didn't get published until 1855.
  • Phillis Wheatly

    She is the first african-American to be bublished. Her book " Poems on various subjects, religions and moral" is bublished
  • first state to abolish slavery

    Vermont is the first state toabolish slavery.
  • Thomas L. jennings

    Thomas L. jennings
    He was the first free black man to start his own busness and was granted a patant.
  • first African-American drama group

    first African-American drama group
    The Africa-American Company became the first African-American drama group to produce and preform play at the African Grove in New York City.
  • Sojoeurner Truth

    Sojoeurner Truth
    first abolishionest to speek out against slavery.
  • Nat Turners insurrection

    Group of 60 slaves led by Nat Turner killed 60 white plantation owners in south hampton virginia. As a result of this 100 blacks were killed.
  • alexander twilight

    First African-American state official is elected. He is also the first african-american to earn a bachlors degree from an american college in 1833.
  • Fredrick Douglas

    Self educated slave escapes from slavery and startedand an anti-slavery paper called the North Star.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    starts the underground railroad to free slaves in the south by bringing them to the north.
  • George washingtn Carver

    George washingtn Carver
    Black chemist who found many ways to use peanuts.
  • W.E.B Dubois

    W.E.B Dubois
    Founded the NAACP Wich helped balcks get equal rights.
  • amancipation proclomation

    It freed all of the slaves that suceeded from the union.
  • 13th amendment

    It freed all of the slaves, and made slavery illigal in the Untied States.
  • KKK

    Terrorist social group in the south that linched blacks without giving a trial.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Black educator who encuraged other blacks to better themselves threw education.
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Court case whare NAACP told a man to refuse to sit in the train car reserved for blacks.
  • Williams Vs. Mississippi

    Supreme court case that took the right for blacks to vote away by giving literacy test and pole taxes.
  • Madame CJ walker

    Madame CJ walker
    First black millionare to make money off marketing beauty and hair products for black women.
  • irene Morgan

    irene Morgan
    Woman refuses to give up her seat to a white man on the Middlesex county bus system.
  • Ben Carson

    Ben Carson
    First surgery in history done to sucessfuly separate conjoined twins at the hip.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Refused to give her seat to a white man.
  • March on Washington

    Over 200,000 people marched on washington and whare Martin Luther King jr. gives his first speech.
  • Thurgood Marshal

    Thurgood Marshal
    First black supreme court judge.
  • Doris Davis becomes Mayor of Compton

    Doris A. Davis is the first African American women Mayor of a U.S. city.
  • Author Ashe Wins Tennis Tournament

    Author Ashe is the only black man to win the singles game title at Wimbledon the U.S. open or the Austrailan Open
  • MLK Day celebrated for the first day

    Martin Luther Kings birthday is celebratd as a holiday for the first time.
  • Jordan elceted to House of Reps.

    Jordan elceted to House of Reps.
    Barbara is the first women to be elected to the house of representatives