In 1787, Free Africa Society organized in Philadelphia. Click Here to purchase your copy of “African-American Art (Oxford History of Art)” by Sharon F. Patton Today’s Birthday Richmond Barthe Black American sculptor most well know for his Toussaint L’Ouverture Monument, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was born in St. Louis, Mississippi.
In 1961, Leontyne Price made her Metropolitan Opera debut. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Complete Album Collection of Opera Arias & Duets” by Leontyne Price Today’s Birthday Bobby “Blue” Bland Blues signer Robert Calvin Bland born in Rosemark, Tennessee. He is a blues singer and is sometimes referred to as the “Lion of
In 1954, Dr. Theodore K. Lawless, dermatologist, awarded the Springarn Medal for his research in skin-related diseases. Today’s Birthday Bessie Coleman The First Black female pilot and First Black American to hold an international pilot’s license. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Bessie Coleman (Just the Facts Biographies)” by Philip S. Hart