History of Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Vanessa W. Elliott
Written on my birthday, Friday, January 16th 1999
Graduate Marine Machinist (Shop 38) Apprentice in Shop 38
Class of November 1984
NNSY Hist ...
Posted Wednesday, May 15th 2013 at 7:29PM
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Posted Monday, May 13th 2013 at 7:17PM
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Posted Monday, May 6th 2013 at 7:49PM
At Fresno Unified School District (FUSD), we align instructional systems to our studets' needs while allowing teachers the freedom to create and collaborate. FUSD encourages teachers to share and develop best practices in teaching and in their relate ...
Posted Tuesday, April 30th 2013 at 8:14PM
Medgar Wiley Evers ’52 had big dreams when he arrived on the campus of Alcorn A&M College in the summer of 1948. It is likely that those dreams involved becoming an All-American football player, participating in campus activities, and ultimately ear ...
Posted Thursday, April 25th 2013 at 4:50PM
Manpower: Negro bomber plant workers.
Six African American men attaching skins to the fins of medium bombers in a large eastern aircraft plant, May 1942.
Creator: Liberman, Howard -- Photographer
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:15PM
Fort Huachuca Arizona.
Alternate Title: Women, members of the 32nd and 33rd Company's Women's Army Auxiliary Corps basketball team, playing a game of basketball, year not known.
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:14PM
Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the United States," he said. "That separation is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of wh ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:11PM
Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955) was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he was the first person to reach the Geographic Nort ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:08PM
1910 - Five black immigrant women sit outside at Ellis Island, the immigrant receiving station in New York Bay which processed millions of immigrants to the United States at the turn of the century. ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:07PM
The picture was taken in 1899 or 1900, just as the full force of segregation was tightening itself around the necks of African Americans – sometimes in a literal way.
Yet, these children – or their parents or teachers – still saw fit to salute the ...
Posted Wednesday, April 17th 2013 at 4:02PM
PRESERVING OUR NATIONAL HERITAGE
BY J.R. TEETER
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE BREAD & WATER THEATRE
Preservation is not about saving buildings. It is about saving communities. We recognize that the old adage "they don't make them lik ...
Posted Wednesday, April 3rd 2013 at 6:23PM
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. will explore the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s nonviolent social change philosophies at a free public lecture on the 45th anniversary of King’s assassination. His lecture will kick off Bowie State University’s ...
Posted Tuesday, April 2nd 2013 at 3:17PM
The Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University will host “Lessons from the Makings of Modern Atlanta”, an evening with Civil Rights legend, American politician, diplomat, activist and pastor, Ambassador Andrew ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2013 at 4:37PM
The National Museum of American Jewish History is excited to announce a full schedule of programming this March.
As the centerpiece of our season, held in conjunction with the continuing special exhibition Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refu ...
Posted Tuesday, February 26th 2013 at 2:19PM
IT has been six months since British singer Scratchylus left his home in north London to get a feel of Jamaica's competitive music scene.
He believes he has finally come up with a winner in Mama Africa. The song, done on the enduring conversation ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2013 at 8:10PM
Isabel Wilkerson will be the special guest speaker for chapel on Thursday, February 28, at 10:00 a.m., in the Oakwood University Church. A book signing will follow the program.
Ms. Wilkerson won the Pulitzer Prize for her work as Chicago Bureau C ...
Posted Friday, February 22nd 2013 at 4:16PM
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P&G serves approximately 4.6 billion people around the world with its brands. The Company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers, Tide, Ariel, Always, Whisper, Pantene, Ma ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2013 at 3:02PM