Month: November 2015

CCNM November 30, 2015

By Blackthen M. A. Cherry was a African American Inventor who created several devices for the transportation industry, including the velocipede, the tricycle and the street car fender. The velocipede consisted of a metal seat frame upon which were attached two or three wheels which allowed someone sitting on the seat to …read more Source: […]

CCNM November 29, 2015

By storyteller BALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum announces the discovery of a previously unknown photograph of Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844–1907), the first 19th-century African American sculptor to receive international recognition. Prior to this discovery, there existed only seven known photographs of Lewis, all taken at the same sitting in Chicago around …read more Source: […]

CCNM November 28, 2015

By storyteller William (Will, Bill) Pickett was a legendary cowboy from Taylor, Texas of black and Indian descent. He was born December 5, 1870, at the Jenks-Branch community on the Travis County line. He died April 2, 1932, near Ponca City, Oklahoma. From 1905 to 1931, the Miller brothers’ 101 Ranch Wild …read more Source: […]

CCNM November 26, 2015

By Danielle Young, Lifestyle Editor Kenneth Chancey is a 23-year-old college graduate who was once homeless on Skid Row. Chancey graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in political science. “I climbed here bare-handed,” Chancey told ABC News. “And yes it was harder than most people who are …read more Source: Chicago Defender Category: […]

CCNM November 25, 2015

by Mark S. Allen Unsung HERO is the NON BLACK person who made all this possible with HIS Lawsuit that forced the release of the video!! I see so many people all over the place with their interviews like THEY were the ones. I applaud everyone speaking up but just wanted to STOP and give […]

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