Category: Education

  • Mon, 1867-02-18

    *On this date we celebrate the founding of Morehouse College in 1867. This is a private institution for men, located in Atlanta, Georgia....

  • Sun, 1867-04-07

    *On this date in 1867, Johnson C. Smith University was founded. It is one of over 100 historically Black colleges and universities in America...

  • Sat, 1867-05-18

    The founding of Howard High School in Wilmington, Delaware in 1867 is celebrated on this date.

    For more than a century this historic...

  • Sat, 1867-06-29

    On this date in 1867, Emma Azalia Smith Hackley was born. She was an African American classical singer, social worker, writer, philanthropist,...

  • Sat, 1867-07-27

    James Edwin Campbell’s birth in 1867 is celebrated on this date. He was an African American poet, editor, short story writer, and educator....

  • Sat, 1867-08-24

    The founding of Fayetteville State University (FSU) in North Carolina in 1867 is celebrated on this date. It is one of over 100 Historically...

  • Mon, 1867-08-26

    This date marks the birth of Robert Russa Moton in 1867. He was an African American educator, lawyer, and successor to Booker T. Washington as...

  • Mon, 1867-09-02

    *Chicago State University began conducting classes on this date in 1867. They opened their doors as a teacher training school in a leaky...

  • Mon, 1867-10-14

    The founding of St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, N.C., in 1867 is celebrated on this date. It is One of over 100 Historically Black Colleges...

  • Wed, 1868-04-01

    Hampton University was founded on this date in 1868. It is one of 100 Historical Black colleges and Universities in America.

    Hampton...

  • Tue, 1869-01-19

    *Ida Elizabeth Asbury was born this date in 1869. She was an African American musician and teacher.

    She was from Philadelphia, the...

  • Thu, 1869-02-18

    *Harriett Gibbs Marshall was born on this date in 1869. She was an African American concert pianist, author, and educator.

    From...

  • Sun, 1869-06-06

    On this date in 1869, Dillard University was founded. Dillard is one of over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America.

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  • Fri, 1869-06-18

    The founding of Tougaloo College in 1869 is celebrated on this date. It is one of over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in...

  • Sat, 1870-04-02

    The 1870 birth of Reverend Thomas F. Blue is celebrated on this date. He was an African American minister, educator, administrator, and librarian...

  • Fri, 1870-04-22

    *The birth of Lulu Vere Childers in 1870 is celebrated on this date. She was an African American classic vocalist and educator.

    She was...

  • Tue, 1870-11-22

    *On this date in 1870, Barber-Scotia Seminary was chartered by the State of North Carolina. This was a learning institution for Black girls....

  • Tue, 1870-12-20

    The founding in 1870 of Allen University in South Carolina is celebrated on this date. Allen University is one of more than 100 Historically...

  • Tue, 1870-12-20

    On this date in 1870, Benedict College was established in Columbia, S.C, one of over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America...

  • Mon, 1871-01-16

    On this date we celebrate the birth of Charles Seifert in 1871. He was an African American historian of African and African American history who...