TITLE

This week in black history

PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Jet;10/13/97, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on people and events that made Afro-American history in October. Frederick Douglass arriving in Haiti on October 8, 1889 to serve as US minister to Haiti; Isaac Johnson receiving a patent for the bicycle frame on October 10, 1899; United Negro College Fund founder Dr. Frederick D. Patterson born on October 10, 1901; Alexander Miles receiving a patent on October 11, 1887 for the elevator.
ACCESSION #
9710161619

 

Related Articles

  • Did you know? A special Black History Month quiz. Hallman, Charles // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;2/14/2013, Vol. 79 Issue 29, p12 

    A quiz concerning the history related to African American community in the U.S.

  • American history must include everyone's contributions. Jackson, Raynard // National Minority Politics;May94, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p11 

    Emphasizes the need to include the contributions of every ethnic minority in the history of the United States. Need to recognize the contributions of African Americans; Role of African Americans in various significant scientific and engineering feats; Concerns on the Eurocentric approach to the...

  • The ESSENCE Black History Trivia Quiz.  // Essence (Time Inc.);Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, Special Section p14 

    A quiz concerning African American history is presented.

  • 10 BIGGEST LIES ABOUT BLACK HISTORY. Bennett Jr., Lerone // Ebony;May2001, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p86 

    Presents true facts that explain the distorted and massive propaganda campaign based on powerful myths and lies about African-American history. Myth of the notion of primitive African and the Dark Continent; Fable of original slavery; Contributions of Black pioneers to the economic development...

  • Diverse population on campus addresses the history, importance of Black History. Zimmerman, Sonia // Advance-Titan (Oshkosh, WI);2/24/2011, Vol. 116 Issue 17, pA9 

    In this article the author discusses the effort of several organizations in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) to support diverse population on campus as well as honor the African American history which helped in molding the U.S. history.

  • Embracing the Real Black History. Malveaux, Julianne // Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);2/ 6/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 18, p4 

    The article comments on the history of the freedom of the African Americans in the U.S.

  • It's Time to Be Honest About Our Nation's Past. Bacon, Jacqueline // Black Issues in Higher Education;2/13/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p46 

    Discusses the need to include the racial past of the U.S. in the study of African American history. Reflections on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • Fifty Years Ago. HANSBERRY, LORRAINE // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;Feb2015, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p46 

    An excerpt from the article "The Scar of the Ghetto" by Lorraine Hansberry, which appeared in the February 1965 issue of "Monthly Review," is presented.

  • Previews.  // Journal of American History;Jun2010, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p15 

    The article discusses various published reports within the issue, including one by Timothy S. Huebner that examines how United States Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney's views evolved over time, one by Terri L. Synder that explores suicide among enslaved people in North America and one by...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics