Category Archives: African American History

Early Detroit Black Physicians | The Thomas Family

Dr. Alfred E. Thomas Sr., Dr. Alfred E. Thomas Jr. & Mr. Sam H. Thomas Read a newspaper article about it here. See the brochure here. Brochure courtesy of the Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection. Other articles about the Thomas … Continue reading

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39 Seconds | “The Greatest Colored Pitcher in the World.”

The John Donaldson Story Fully Funded On KICKSTARTER! This film will tell his story and restore his place in American history.

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Celebrating Black History 2018

My Amazing Ancestors The Binga Family William W. Binga | 3rd Great Grandfather Born into slavery in Greenupsburg, Greenup, KY |1817 – 1890 Escapes slavery from Newport, Campbell, Kentucky in 1836 with extended family and friends Fought along with his … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Black History Month 2017

The Racist Annihilation of African Identity and Culture Below are examples of the newspaper comics and advertising that perpetuated dehumanizing labels, concepts and ideology to demean and demoralize Africans as human beings and their existence in America. The main idea … Continue reading

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In Honor of Black History Month 2017

The Effects Of Slavery Were Meant To Last Slavers inflicted a corrupt version of the law of Karma (rebirth, cause and effect) upon the slave to induce annihilating fear through terrorism, thereby evoking a subconscious dedication to the will of the … Continue reading

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The Time For Change Is NOW!!!

America’s History Of Racism/White Supremacy MUST END NOW! It is not enough to debate the elimination of the symbols, celebrations and multi-level/wide spread practice of racism/white supremacy. There must be immediate action ending the pervasive hatred, marginalization (institutional/structural racism), perpetual poverty/oppression … Continue reading

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Dorothy Dandridge | Movie Star

In Honor Of Black History Month 2015

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Early Bronzeville Entrepreneurs and Professionals

Chicago’s Early African-American History Chicago’s earliest black settlers, composed of mostly mixed race blacks and fugitive slaves numbered in the hundreds and rose to about 1,000 by 1860. In 1870, post-slavery southern migrants drove the population up to 4,000 and … Continue reading

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In Celebration of “Jackie Robinson Day”

He’s No Longer Forgotten Detroit Negro League Star William Binga’s legacy gets a boost Click the photo above to check out an Hour Detroit Magazine online article about my Binga ancestor, written by Ryan Whirty.  Many thanks to Ryan for … Continue reading

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1920’s Black Beauty, Talent and Style!

In Honor of Black History Month 2014 Mrs. Mozelle Moton-Miller Mrs. Turner Layton and Daughter A’Lelia Marcia Louise Lansing Mrs U. Conrad Vincent Madame Lillian Evanti The Abbott Sisters Miss Violet Speedy AKA Fashion Review, 1927 Source | Old Fulton … Continue reading

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