African Americans in History

Angela Davis Angela Davis is a political activist and professor.  She was an active member of the Communist Party and the Black Panther Party.  She became well-known for her alleged…

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Flag Day (United States)

When is it celebrated? It is celebrated on June 14. Who celebrates it? It is celebrated in the United States. Where does it originate from? In 1885, schoolteacher Bernard J.…

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Juneteenth

When is it celebrated? It is observed June 19th, but can be celebrated varying days throughout the month and can last a day to a month in length. Who celebrates…

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The Emancipation Proclamation

On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Although, not able to be fully enforced in practice it was seen as symbolic and a strategic war move.…

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