Monday, January 26, 2009

Intro: To BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Celebrating Our Shared History*

Introduction to Black History Month
What we now call Black History Month was originated in 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson as Negro History Week. The month of February was selected in deference to Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln who were both born in that month. Photo: Carter Godwin Woodson
Origins of Black History Month
Background of Database
Who Was Henry Baker?
Do You Have to be Dead to be Famous?

Spirit of Sankofa writes.....
We have made it our business not only to introduce Black History only in the month of Febuary, but 365 days a year. For we understand the significance for " One to "KNOWTHYSELF" that we feel... there is a Urgency in getting this precious knowledge out to our community! So in the spirit of retrieving our precious jewels we will indeed travel back further than we are apt bringing to you the reader some of those great ancestors that has paved the way that we all should know about....sit back and enjoy the****

Black History Month
By Mary Bellis, Guide to Inventors
Black History Month celebrates the history and achievements of African Americans from all walks of life. What are contemporary African American scientists and inventors achieving today? In celebration of Black History Month, Inventors will highlight the accomplishments of African American inventors.
Introduction to Black History Month
Elijah McCoy
Granville T. Woods
Jan Matzeliger
Jack Johnson
Lonnie G Johnson
African American Women Inventors
Black History Month Fun
African American Patent Holders

Black History Month Stories
Benjamin Banneker
George Washington Carver
Garrett Morgan
Lewis Latimer
Madame Walker

Black History Month Fun
Test your knowlege of Black History Month by taking our fun quiz.
Black Inventors Trivia Quiz
Free Newsletter - Black History Month Facts and History

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