Category: Education

  • Sat, 1928-06-23

    The birth of Christopher F. Edley in 1928 is marked on this date. He was an African American lawyer and administrator.

    Christopher F....

  • Wed, 1928-11-28

    The founding of Lewis College of Business (LCB) established in Detroit in 1928 is celebrated on this date. Violet T. Lewis founded the college at...

  • Wed, 1929-12-11

    Douglass High School in Imperial County, CA, was founded on this date in 1929. One of the first Black High Schools in that Southern California...

  • Sat, 1930-05-10

    *On this date in 1930, The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. (NPHC) was formed.

    They are a permanent organization on the campus of...

  • Tue, 1930-10-07

    *Josie Johnson was born on this date in 1930. She is an African American educator, activist and administrator.

    From Houston, TX Josie...

  • Sat, 1931-07-25

    *Vincent Harding was born on this date in 1931. He was an African American historian, author and educator.

    From Harlem, New York his...

  • Mon, 1932-12-19

    On this date in 1932, Joseph L. White was born. He was an African American educator, mentor, administrator, clinical supervisor, writer,...

  • Sat, 1933-04-08

    *April 8th 1933 celebrates the beginning of European Jewish relationships with African Americans on HBCU campuses.

    Only months after...

  • Thu, 1933-08-03

    *Katie Sample was born on this date in 1933.  She is an African American educator, social worker and child advocate.

    Katie L....

  • Tue, 1933-08-22

    On this date in 1933, Asa Hilliard was born in Galveston, TX. He was an African American professor of educational psychology.

    After...

  • Sat, 1933-12-16

    *Charles Blockson was born on this date in 1933. He is an African American educator, historian and author.

    Charles LeRoy Blockson was...

  • Tue, 1934-05-15

    Alvin Francis Poussaint was born on this date in 1934. He is an African American psychiatrist, educator, and scientist who made several studies...

  • Wed, 1935-10-30

    *Mahmoud El-Kati was born on this date in 1935. He is an African American educator, activist, lecturer, writer, and commentator on the African...

  • Fri, 1935-12-20

    *William Julius Wilson was born on this date in 1935. He is an African American educator and sociologist.

    From Derry Township, Pa.,...

  • Wed, 1936-05-27

    On this date in 1936, Dr. Richard R. Green, an African American educator, teacher, superintendent, and principal was born in Menifee, AR.

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  • Mon, 1936-08-31

    *Marva Collins was born on this date in 1936. She is an African-American educator and administrator.

    From Monroeville, Alabama Marva...

  • Mon, 1936-10-19

    Jonetta Cole was born on this date in 1936. She is an African American educator, administrator, humanitarian, and civil and women’s rights...

  • Sun, 1938-11-20

    Morgan State College was founded on this date in 1938. It is one of over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America.

    The...

  • Thu, 1939-06-01

    Howard Dodson, Jr., was born this date in 1939, in Chester, PA. He is an African American historian, writer, administrator, and lecturer.

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  • Fri, 1940-11-29

    *Thelma Mothershed was born on this date in 1940. She is an African American educator and community activist.

    Thelma Jean Mothershed...