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Today in Black History: July 31st

Father Patrick Francis Healy, the first Black man to receive a Ph.D., was named President of Georgetown University, on this date in 1874. Healy became the first Black president of a predominately white institution.     Click Here to purchase your copy of “Photo: Patrick Francis Healy,1830-1910,Georgetown University” by HistoricalFindings

 
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Today in Black History: Decatur Dorsey

A Union attack on Rebel lines in Petersburg, VA, occurred on this date in 1864. Decatur Dorsey of the 39th USCT emerged as a leader and later won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his efforts. Click Here to purchase your copy of “American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution

 
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Today in Black History: Stokley Carmichael (Kwame Toure’)

Stokley Carmichael (Kwame Toure’), civil rights activist, was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad on this date in 1941.  Carmichael’s parents immigrated to New York when he was a toddler, leaving him in the care of his grandmother until the age of 11, when he followed his parents to the United States. Although he had been

 
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