A profile of Cuffy, an enslaved man from Africa who led a slave rebellion in the Dutch colony, Berbice, in present-day Guyana.
Category: Historical Profile
A profile of Barbara Jordan, a gifted orator, politician, and political organizer from Houston, Texas who made great contributions while in Congress.
A profile of Lewis Howard Latimer, a self-taught draftsman and inventor who made contributions to seven patents and improved the Edison light bulb.
A profile of The Clotilda and Africatown. The Clotilda is believed to be the ship that brought the last group of enslaved people to America from Africa. Africatown was later founded by surviving members of this group following emancipation.