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Celebrate the contributions African Americans have made throughout history and learn how Black and Brown people across America have helped shape, impact, and enrich the world in which we live in, because Black history is history.

Milestones in African American History Milestones in African American History

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Celebrate the contributions African Americans have made throughout history and learn how Black and Brown people across America have helped shape, impact, and enrich the world in which we live in, because Black history is history.

    Anika Nonie Rose

    Anika Nonie Rose

    Anika Nonie Rose made her mark as she is the voice of Princess Tiana in the movie Princess and the Frog. Princess Tiana is the first ever Black Disney princess in history. Voiced by Kadie Digiuseppe.

    • 1 min
    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Henry Ossawa Tanner

    Henry Ossawa Tanner is the first ever International African American artist. Getting his start in France during World War I, Tanner created works of art that would end up painting him into the history books. Voiced by Steve Bassin.

    • 1 min
    Naomi Ruth Sims

    Naomi Ruth Sims

    Naomi Ruth Sims is the first African American Supermodel. After being teased from a young age about her height to constant discrimination, Sims battled past adversity and made history. Voiced by Jordan Hirsh.

    • 1 min
    Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

    Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

    Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander helped pioneer education in the Black community as well as empower the Civil rights movement. Voiced by Matt Brown.

    • 1 min
    Charles Albert Tindley

    Charles Albert Tindley

    Charles Albert Tindley is credited for creating the basis of the Civil Rights movement's anthem "We Shall Overcome" as well as writing many popular hymnals. Voiced by Jay Johnson.

    • 1 min
    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong was an African American Jazz musician who helped put Black artists on the map. Armstrong won a Grammy for his song "Hello Dolly" and is best known for his song "What a Wonderful World". Voiced by Joe Garino.

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