Category: Education

  • Mon, 1913-03-03

    On this date in 1913, Margaret Bonds was born. From Chicago, Illinois, she was an African American pianist and composer.

    Bonds’ mother...

  • Fri, 1914-01-09

    On this date in 1914, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., was founded.

    Howard University's Langston Taylor, Charles I. Brown, and Leonard F...

  • Fri, 1914-07-24

    This date marks the birthday of Kenneth Bancroft Clark in 1914. He was an African American psychologist, educator, and social activist. His...

  • Mon, 1914-09-07

    *Jean Blackwell Hutson was born on September 7, 1914. She was an African American librarian and researcher.

    From Summerfield, Florida...

  • Wed, 1914-09-09

    On this date in 1914, Marjorie Lee Browne was born. She was an African American mathematician and professor.

    Born in Memphis, TN., her...

  • Fri, 1914-12-18

    The Moorland-Spingarn Research Collection is celebrated on this date. This is a vast collection of scholarly materials by and about people of...

  • Fri, 1915-01-01

    John Henrik Clarke was born on New Years Day, 1915. He was an African American historian, writer, and educator.

    He was born in Union...

  • Sat, 1915-01-02

    On this date in 1915, African American educator John Hope Franklin was born.

    A native of Oklahoma and a graduate of Fisk University, he...

  • Sat, 1915-01-23

    *Sir William Arthur Lewis was born on this date in 1915. He was a Black Caribbean economist, educator and Nobel Prize winner.

    From St....

  • Sat, 1915-05-01

    Archie Williams was born on this date in 1915. He was an African American athlete and teacher.

    Born in Oakland, CA, Williams attended...

  • Thu, 1915-09-09

    The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) was founded on this date in 1915. The brainchild of historian Carter G...

  • Thu, 1915-11-11

    This date marks the founding of Xavier University of Louisiana. It is one of the over 100 Historical Black Colleges and Universities in America...

  • Thu, 1916-01-06

    On this date in 1916, Jerome Holland was born. He was an African American diplomat and educator.

    Born in Auburn, N.Y., Jerome Heartwell...

  • Mon, 1916-02-14

    *On this date in 1916, Phi Sigma Pi fraternity was founded at Central Missouri State University; founded by E.L. Hendricks, C.A. Phillips, and C....

  • Sun, 1916-04-16

    *Dr. Yvonne Walker-Taylor was born on this date in 1916. She was an African American educator and administrator.

    A native of Chelsea,...

  • Mon, 1916-07-03

    *Robert Hyde was born on this date in 1916. He was an African American educator and administrator.

    From Des Moines, Iowa, Robert N....

  • Wed, 1917-04-18

    Mamie Phipps Clark was born on this date in 1917. She was an African American educator (child psychology), community activist and administrator...

  • Sat, 1918-11-30

    Mabel Cason was born on this date in 1918. She was an African-American educator and activist.

    Mabel Evans Cason was born on Thanksgiving...

  • Tue, 1918-12-31

    *Yosef Alfredo Antonio Ben-Jochannan was born on this date in 1918. He is an African American writer and historian.

    Ben-Jochannan was...

  • Thu, 1919-04-24

    *On this date in 1919, Rock Hill, South Carolina appropriated funding for Emmett Scott High School, the first South Carolina school for blacks...