June 29, 1919 Lloyd George Richards, theater actor, director and educator, was born in Toronto, Canada, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. Richards earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wayne State University in 1944 and then became one of the first black military pilots while serving in the United States Air Force during World War […]
June 29, 1941 Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), political activist and one of the first users of the term “Black Power,” was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Carmichael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Howard University in 1964. While at Howard, he became involved with the Nonviolent Action Group, a […]
June 28, 1900 Harriet E. Adams Wilson, considered the first female novelist, died. Wilson was born March 15, 1825 in Milford, New Hampshire. Her father died and her mother abandoned her when she was young. As an orphan, she was made an indentured servant. After the end of her indenture, Wilson worked as a house […]
Subscribe to TiAAH
African American History Categories
Previous Days in African American History
Other African American History Posts
- January 30th in African American History – Edward Allen Carter, Jr.
- Tiger Woods – April 13th in African American History
- August 5th in African American History – Oliver White Hill, Sr.
- Archibald Carey, Sr. – March 23rd in African American History
- March 10th in African American History – Daisy Elizabeth Adams Lampkin