In 1760, Jupiter Hammon becomes first published Black poet with his poem, “An Evening Thought”.
Click Here to purchase your copy of “Jupiter Hammon and the Biblical Beginnings of African-American Literature” by Sondra O’Neale
Cab Calloway, bandleader and first jazz singer to sell a million records born in December 25th in Rochester, New York. He is best known for his signature tune “Minnie the Moocher”.
Latest posts by BlackLiberalBoomer (see all)
- The Nicholas Brothers: Tap Dancers Extraordinaire - February 10, 2016
- The Forgotten “Insufficient Funds” Statements of the MLK “Dream Speech” - January 18, 2016
- Natalie Cole: Lost But Not Forgotten - January 1, 2016