African-American history began with the arrival of Africans to North America in the 16th and 17th centuries. Former Spanish slaves who had been freed by Francis Drake arrived aboard the Golden Hind at New Albion in California in 1579.
Black Women in America
By Kimberly Brown Pellum, PhD, Foreword by Ericka Dunlap, Miss America 2004 Overview Details Author More About This Book Overview In 1984, Vanessa Williams broke the race barrier to become Miss America, but she was not the first Black woman to wear a pageant crown. Black beauty pageants created a distinctive and celebrated cultural tradition […]
Black farmers in the US: The opportunity for addressing racial disparities in farming
Sign in Welcome! Log into your account Password recovery Recover your password A password will be e-mailed to you. Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Agribusiness Black Farmers’ Network launches rural community storytelling project Every rural community has untold stories behind its public-facing story. Good and bad ones. U.S. Department of Agriculture research grant Black Farmers’ Network […]