28 Facts about black history that your children need to know

Published On July 24, 2014 | By Admin | All the way black, The latest posts, video

 

Do you and your children know their history?  If not, then who do you think is going to teach it to you?  Those who don’t know their past are never going to be able to control their own future.  This is a fact.  This video below is elementary, but gives you some key facts about black history that you’ll probably want to keep in the back of your psyche.

As black people, we must learn more about our contributions to America, but also must be taught about the sacrifices that were made in Africa to advance the great civilizations that existed before we became negroes.  Here are a few facts that come from the video.  You can watch the video to find out more:

 

Charles Henry Turner was the first person to discover that insects can hear.

Benjamin Banneker was a free-born descendent of Seth. He became the famous 18th century astronomer, mathematician and surveyor. He is considered by many to be the first African-American scientist.

 Dr. Benjamin Carson was the first doctor to separate Siamese twins.

Did you ever know about Jack Johnson? Jack Johnson was the first African-American boxer to ever win the heavyweight championship.

Charles Hamilton Houston was a lawyer. He was known as “The Man Who Killed Jim Crow”.

    W.C. Handy was the “Father of Blues”.

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