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December 10, 2018

First Prime Minister and President Of Ghana

Kwame NkrumahPC (21 September 1909[a] – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaianpolitician and revolutionary. He was the first prime minister and president of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate […]
August 21, 2018

The First West African to serve as the Secretary-General of the UN

(1938 – 2018)KOFI ATTA ANNAN Kofi Atta Annan, a diplomat from the West African country of Ghana, was the first to emerge from the ranks of […]
August 7, 2018

Born a slave in Virginia, became a Baptist convert in 1837

(1812-1901) JOHN JASPER Born a slave in Virginia, became a Baptist convert in 1837. He eventually answered the call to preach, and became an extremely popular […]
August 7, 2018

Was the first and only African American correspondent for a major daily newspaper during the Civil War

(1834-1892)THOMAS MORRIS CHESTER Was the first and only African American correspondent for a major daily newspaper during the Civil War. Working for the Philadelphia Press, he […]
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