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Black History On This Day January 31st

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Jackie Robinson first modern African-American player born (1919 - 1972)

Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson born in Cairo, Georgia. Robinson...

Etta Moten becomes the first black star to perform at the White House (1934)

black performs white houseEtta Moten sings for President Roosevelt at a...

First Black to command a U.S. warship. (1962)

First Black warship commanderLt. Comdr. Samuel L. Gravely assumed command of...

Actress Kerry Washington born (1977)

Kerry WashingtonActress Kerry Washington born in The Bronx, New...

Doug Williams, the first African American quarterback to play in a Super Bowl game (1988)

black superbowl quarterbackDoug Williams becomes the first African American...

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