When Bronal Harris took an early retirement from her job as a bank executive in 1999, she didn’t travel the world or purchase a beach home. 592 more words
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For their 2015 program, the RiverRun International Film Festival has used their spotlight section to shine a light on black filmmakers who defied the odds and carved a spot for themselves in the film industry from 1971-1991. 1,153 more words
Located in Florida’s capital city of Tallahassee on the highest hill, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University values diversity in thought, perspective and culture.
FAMU, was founded as the State Normal College for Colored Students on October 3rd, 1887 with only fifteen students and two instructors. 309 more words
in 1919, The 1ST PAN-AFRICAN CONGRESS was held in Paris, France. The Pan-African Congress, organized by W.E.B. Du Bois, met at Grand Hotel in Paris. A total of 57 delegates were present including 16 from the United States, 14 from Africa representing 16 countries and colonies. 508 more words