In April of 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers called up Jackie Robinson, making the first African-American man to play in a Major League Baseball game. Robinson went on to play ten years in the majors, becoming a six-time all-star, winning the National League Most Valuable Player in 1949 and was a part of the 1955 […]

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The origin story of Tituba, the Salem Witch Trials & the African connection Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson is a superwoman of science. The first African-American woman to earn a doctorate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), she’s also the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological research university in the United States. Born to Beatrice and George Jackson on August 5, 1946, in Washington, D.C., […] Throughout the years many influential African Americans have been awarded for their amazing accolades. Recognized for their immaculate talent on the big screen. Many different award shows have awarded the most talented African American actors/actresses, but do you know who was awarded from every platform? What Is EGOT? “EGOT” is an acronym for the […]   On November 22nd, 1942 a man by the name of Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. was born. Little did anyone know that he was going to eventually make an impact on not only African American history, but the world. Bluford was born in Philadelphia with his two brothers Kenneth & Eugene. Guion was the […]