My Timeline

  • Earliest Slave Revolt

    One of the earliest slave revolts takes place in Stono, South Carolina. A few whites and more than twice as many blacks slaves are killed as the armed slaves try to flee to Florida.
  • Slaves Escape

    In the years 1831 -1861, 75,000 slaves escape to the North and freedom using the Underground Railroad,
  • Five Black Colleges are founded

    Howard University, Morgan State College, Talladega College, St. Augustine's College, and Johnson C. Smith College. are colleges that were for coloured.
  • First African American to Graduate from West Point

    Henry O. Flipper is the first African American to graduate from West Point Military School.
  • First Open Heart Surgery

    African American physician Daniel Hale Williams performs the world's first successful open-heart surgery.
  • Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Midred D. Taylor

    The setting of this book takes place in the southern part of Mississippi, in the 1930's. The Great Depression was going on during this time.
  • Four Coloured Boys do a sit-in at Woolworth's

    Four black students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College begin a sit-in at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter Four black students from North Carolina begin a sit-in at a segregated Woolworth's lunch .
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Writes a letter from jail.

    Martin Luther King Jr., writes "Letter From Birmingham Jail."
    This letter is a very imporant to Civil Rights Movement.
  • Justin Bieber's Birthday

    Justin Bieber was born on March 1st, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada. His mother, Pattie Mallette, was 18 years old when she gave birth to Justin.
  • Chruches Burned

    Racial tension is growing in the South, around 40 African American churches are burned.
  • First African American Woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress

    Halle Berry becomes the first African American woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress, for her performance in Monster's Ball.
  • Mission Trip to West Virgina

    My old church took a three day trip to West Virgina. This trip was important to me because, it was a very eye opening expercience. We visited teen mothers, who were struggling with money to purchase esstentials for their childWe raised money for them, we then gave them the products they needed.