Hope everyone enjoyed our month of Black History Friday Fun Facts. As we finish out the month, here are some interesting and informative graphics that I hope will enlighten and inspire.
Cathay Williams is generally believed to be the first African-American woman to serve in the US Army - doing so at a time when all women were forbidden from joining the Armed Forces.
At the age of 13, Phillis Wheatley published her first poem, and by 1773, at the age of 20, she became the first African American and one of the first women in America to publish a book of poetry, titled "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral."
It's possible that you owe your life to African-American inventor Garret Morgan.
Scientists concluded that the chicken came before the egg. This is because the protein that makes their eggshells can only be produced by hens.