Celebrating Black History Month – Henry (Hank) Louis Aaron Jr.

Celebrating Black History Month – Henry (Hank) Louis Aaron Jr.

Henry (Hank) Louis Aaron Jr., was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1934. Aaron began his professional baseball career in 1952 in the Negro League. He joined the Milwaukee Braves of the major league in 1954, eight years after Jackie Robinson had integrated baseball. Aaron...
Celebrating Black History Month – Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm

Celebrating Black History Month – Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005) was the first African American woman in Congress (1968) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president of the United States from one of the two major political parties (1972). Her motto and...