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Day: December 6, 2017

June 22, 1909

“I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.'” Katherine Dunham Katherine Dunham, American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and activist is born. […]
June 22, 1909

June 15, 1921

“The air is the only place free from prejudice.” Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman receives her pilot’s license after graduating from the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. She is the first black woman […]
June 15, 1921

April 26, 1777

Sybil Ludington rides during the night to warn American colonial forces of the arrival of the British army and the burning of Danbury Connecticut. Sybil Ludington – Associated Links Britannica.com: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Sybil-Ludington […]
April 26, 1777