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Elijah McCoy (9766 hits)
Elijah J. McCoy was born on May 2, 1843 in Colchester, Ontario. He was a noted inventor and engineer, and the phrase, “the real McCoy,” was coined in honor of him. ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2008 at 2:06PM
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Emmett Till (19740 hits)
Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till was born on July 25, 1941 and was a 14-year-old Black boy from Chicago who was brutally murdered in Money, Miss., a small town in the state's delta region. His murder has been cited as one of the key events that energized the nascent Civil Rights Movement. The primary suspects in the case of his death were acquitted, but they later admitted to committing the crime. ...
Posted Monday, February 4th 2008 at 12:19PM
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Frederick Douglass (9039 hits)
  Frederick Douglass   (1818-1895)   Background and Early Years Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, who later became known as Frederick Douglass, was born a slave in Talbot County, Md. He was separated from his mother, Harrie ...
Posted Tuesday, December 11th 2007 at 12:13PM
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Frederick Jones (1893-1961) (7758 hits)
Frederick McKinley Jones was one of the most prolific Black inventors ever. Frederick Jones patented more than sixty inventions, however, he is best known for inventing an automatic refrigeration system for long-haul trucks in 1935 (a roof-mounted co ...
Posted Saturday, May 30th 2009 at 9:42AM
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George Washington Carver (10821 hits)
George Washington Carver was born on July 12, 1864, and was a botanical researcher and agronomy educator who worked in agricultural extension at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Ala., teaching former slaves farming techniques for self-sufficiency. ...
Posted Tuesday, December 11th 2007 at 12:23PM
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Granville T. Woods (3773 hits)
Granville T. Woods was born on April 23, 1857, in Columbus, Ohio, and he dedicated his life to developing a variety of inventions relating to the railroad industry. ...
Posted Tuesday, December 11th 2007 at 12:31PM
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Harriet Tubman (17131 hits)
  Harriet Tubman (1820-1913) Background and Early Years Harriet Tubman was born on an unknown date around the year of 1820. She was a Black slave and well-known abolitionist. Born Araminta Ross, she changed her first name to Harriet when s ...
Posted Tuesday, December 11th 2007 at 12:34PM
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Henry Stone (4921 hits)
Henry Stone was born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. and was a Black musical innovator, producer and talent scout. He was one of the first Black people in music industry to bring talent and record labels together, facilitating R%B and blues hits, and superstars, such as James Brown, to succeed. ...
Posted Saturday, January 19th 2008 at 11:21AM
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Huey P. Newton (20090 hits)
Dr. Huey Percy Newton was born on February 17, 1942 and was a co-founder and leader of the Black Panther Party: an internationalist organization that promoted racial equality that he helped start in October of 1966. ...
Posted Wednesday, February 6th 2008 at 11:37AM
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Ivan van Sertima dies (3462 hits)
He was a great Historian and Contributed alot to our black history. We salute you sir, R.I.P. King We the next generation will carry on your good work and remind our children we were all born to be kings and Queens article source: Ivan ...
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