1915 – Carter G Woodson ~
(the father of Black history) founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History.
Carter Godwin Woodson was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history.
1957 – President Eisenhower ~
Passed the first civil rights bill to pass Congress since reconstruction.
1968 – Arthur Ashe ~
becomes first Black US men’s Singles Tennis Champion.
Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. was an American World No. 1 professional tennis player. He won three Grand Slam titles, ranking him among the best tennis players from the United States