Liberian peace activist, author, and 2011 Nobel Prize winner was born on February 1, 1972. She grew up in Bong County in central Liberia. In 1990, when Leymah was 17, she left for the capital, Monrovia, just before the nearly decade old civil war rea ...
Posted Tuesday, May 1st 2018 at 12:10PM
Born on the 17th of February 1944 in Georgetown, Guyana, Bernie Grant was elected to the British House of Commons in 1987 to serve as one of the country’s first black Members of Parliament (MPs). With a head teacher for a father and a teacher for a m ...
Posted Tuesday, May 1st 2018 at 12:07PM
A civil rights activist responsible for founding three chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He later established America’s Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cameron is also the only known p ...
Posted Sunday, April 29th 2018 at 6:44AM
James Edward Maceo West
Is an American inventor and acoustician. Along with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone in 1962 while developing instruments for human hearing research. Nearly 90 percent of more than two billion m ...
Posted Sunday, April 29th 2018 at 6:34AM
TEAM NBK'S LOGYC Presents:
Robert Reed Church (June 18, 1839 – August 29, 1912) was an Black entrepreneur, businessman and landowner in Memphis, Tennessee. BLACK POWER in the 1800's, he began his rise during the American Civil War. He was the first ...
Posted Friday, April 27th 2018 at 11:27AM
TRUTHSTORIAN and RA BORN have a great build on how European Missionaries Christianized Africa and also the Missionary connection to Black Colleges.
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Posted Wednesday, April 25th 2018 at 11:58AM
Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was an American professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles.
Ashe was the first black player selected to the United States Davis Cup team and the only black man ever to win t ...
Posted Tuesday, April 24th 2018 at 10:43AM
NBK member Kedrick Smith of A.A.C. (African Action Commission) gives a quick overview of what they are doing in the community. They had an excellent turn out ... Many thanks to all those in attendance! Be sure to visit and like the Facebook page for events and updates! #AAC https://www.facebook.com ...
Posted Saturday, April 21st 2018 at 8:57PM
Priceless photo of enslaved Selina Gray who was the head housekeeper for Confederate General Robert E. Lee. She is credited with defending Arlington House during the Civil War and thereby saving treasured heirlooms belonging to George Washington.
Posted Friday, April 20th 2018 at 7:16PM
Solomon G. Brown (1829-1906)
He was a poet, lecturer, and scientific technician, became the first African American employee at the Smithsonian Institution. He also played a significant role in the implementation of the first electric telegraph and ...
Posted Friday, April 20th 2018 at 7:13PM