Umoja Village, Samburu County, Kenya, was started in 1990 by 15 women who were raped and stigmatized by their communities and is an…
Louis Armstrong was one of the 1st popular black entertainers whose race became secondary to his music in a racially divided time; 1920 to…
Tia Norfleet is the 1st black female licensed Nascar Driver; 2016.
Carter G. Woodson was the founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1916, and has been cited as the "father of black history."
Andrea Stewart-Cousins is the 1st black person to lead the New York State Senate; 2018.
Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett was the 1st black U.S Minister to Haiti; 1869.
Melanie Levesque is the 1st black to be elected to the New Hampshire State Senate; 2018.