Ida B. Wells Was Amazing

Ida B. Wells Was Amazing

As the NAACP gets underway this week in Cincinnati, Ohio, we celebrate the birthday of one of its founders: Ida B. Wells. Ida B. Wells was amazing!!! She was born into slavery on July 16, 1862. she was a founding member of the NAACP, she supported voting for women,...
Patriotism

Patriotism

      As we celebrate this 4th of July holiday and all it stands for, we take a moment to remember that African Americans have helped build the United States of America into a great country. We celebrate patriotism among African Americans from Crispus...
Fighting For One’s Country

Fighting For One’s Country

African Americans have participated in every war the United States has ever fought: The French and Indian War The Revolutionary War The War of 1812 The Mexican-American War The Spanish-American War World War I World War II The Korean War The Vietnam War The First Gulf...
Henry Johnson Was Amazing

Henry Johnson Was Amazing

Henry Johnson was amazing. In 1917 he was working as a railroad porter when the United States declared war on Germany. He enlisted in the New York National Guard that became the 369th Infantry Regiment. Many of the 369th’s soldiers came from Harlem. At the time,...