Today may end the month long celebration of Blacks in history, but for me and my first graders it never ends. Just like me learning more about my Jamaican History/Culture everyday! on that note…. Computing’s Nobel Prize February 28, 1990 Philip Emeagwali awarded the Gordon Bell Prize (computing’s Nobel Prize) for solving one of theContinue reading Today in Black History – 2.28
Debi Thomas 1st Black to win winter Olympic medal February 27, 1988 Figure skater Debi Thomas becomes the first African American to win a medal (bronze) at the winter Olympic Games. Anna Julia Cooper passes February 27, 1964 Anna Julia Cooper, champion for the rights of black women, dies at the ageContinue reading Today in Black History – 02.27
As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his idol, boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prize-fighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he has honored to this day. Information taken from: Bio.Classroom ~Love, Peace, and SOOOOOUL!!!