“Uncle Nearest”, first Black Owned Whiskey brand.
Nathan “Nearest” Green 1820-1880. First Black master distiller on record in the United States. Taught Jack Daniel how to distill his whiskey.
“Black Wall Street” was in Greenwood, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa. The affluent town aka “Little Africa” was destroyed in 1921 during the…
Hangbe ruler of the Kingdom of Dahomey (now Benin) in 1718. The movie, “The Woman King” is loosely based on her.
Carter G. Woodson born 1875. Known as the “father of Black history”.
Isabel de Olvera mulatta who dictated her deposition on expedition in New Mexico in 16th and 17th centuries.
Zendaya born 1996 first Black woman and youngest woman to win an Emmy twice for Lead Actress.