THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY
- THE FIRST GENERATION. Bennett, Jr., Lerone // Ebony;Jun1969, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p31
The article presents information on the history of Black America. It reports that it was about 211 years before the African-American slave Nat Turner's war that a Dutch man of war sailed up the river James, Virginia and started the first generation of African-Americans at Jamestown, Virginia....
- THIS WEEK IN BLACK HISTORY. // New York Amsterdam News;11/11/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 46, p3
This article presents information related to major events related to African Americans which happened in this week published in the November 2004 issue of "Amsterdam News." November 11, 1831 Nat Turner, leader of a Virginia slave revolt, hanged. November 12, 1941 Madame Lillian Evanti opera...
- THE 15 OUTSTANDING EVENTS IN NEGRO HISTORY. // Ebony;Feb1950, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p42
The article marks the celebration of the Negro History Week by citing 15 outstanding events that are significant to the African Americans. It cites 1619 as the landing of English colonists in Jamestown, Virginia on a Dutch ship that traded the African Americans for provisions of food and water....
- TEN GREATS OF BLACK HISTORY. // Ebony;Aug1972, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p35
The article focuses on several African American who fought racism including Richard Allen, Nat Turner and Frederick Douglass in the U.S. It says that Allen founded the oldest black religious denomination in the U.S. the African Methodist Episcopal Church. It notes that Turner had self-pronounced...
- Black History Journal. // Washington Informer;11/4/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 53, p6
The article presents the history of Black population for the week of November 5-11 in Washington, D.C. It includes the birth date of Etta Moten in 1920 as the first African American Broadway star and Negro History Week in 1926 started by black historian Carter G. Woodson. Also mentioned is the...
- Media: AUDIO. Speirs, Gilmary // Booklist;04/15/2000, Vol. 96 Issue 16, p1560
Reviews the sound recording `America's Black Spartacus Remembered: Confessions of Nat Turner.'
- THE LATEST AND THE GREATEST. CLOUGH, G. WAYNE // Smithsonian;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses items at a storage center in Landover, Maryland that are part of the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, set to open on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in 2015. Items considered include the headgear of boxer Muhammad Ali, the...
- ONE GOOD TURN. // Film Comment;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p6
Reports the production of a documentary film on slave revolt leader Nat Turner in the United States. Director and title of the film; Incorporation of interpretations of several authors; Schedule of the release of the film.
- Travel News: Southampton County Historical Society Develops Nat Turner Tour. // Pathfinders Travel Magazine for People of Color;Fall2010, p11
The article discusses the Nat Turner driving tour being developed by Southampton County Historical Society, which will run through Southampton County, Virginia and expected to open in 2011 on the 180th anniversary of the insurrection led by Turner.