Martha and Pinkie Yates in a buggy decorated for the annual Juneteenth celebration in front 319 Robin St. in the Fourth Ward of Huston, Texas. (Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library)
This was one of the first monthly magazines created for the national African American consumer. Published and circulated in Boston, Mass. and New York City until the Colored American Magazine did for nine years in the what Ebony Magazine is doing today.
Santa Monica, CA A section of the Santa Monica Beach referred to as the “Ink Well” was one of the few areas in California where African Americans were allowed to enjoy beach access in a largely segregated society. Read More at Los Angeles Public Library
The first slaves imported into the American colonies were 100 White (Irish) children. They arrived during Easter, four months before the arrival of a the first shipment of Black slaves. Read: Testimony of an Irish Slave Girl