Celebrating Black History Month – Oscar Micheaux, Pioneering Film Maker

Oscar Micheaux was born January 2nd, 1884, in Metropolis, Illinois. In his early life, he worked several jobs – coal miner, stockyards worker, and Pullman porter, before he settled in Gregory County, North Dakota, after acquiring more than 300 initial acres of land in 1905. His experiences working the land, which he had to learn […]

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Weekly NY Photo #37/Celebrating Black History Month

This is the statue of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. that stands outside the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building at the intersection of W.125th St. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, in Harlem, NY. Born November 29th, 1908, in Connecticut in 1930, he received his B.A. from Colgate University and he became Assistant Pastor […]

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