Black History Facts

Goddess morning Royals 👑. First, give praise and worship to the all High.

Benjamin Banneker – November 9, 1731 – October 9, 1806

  • A free, self-taught, African-American mathematician, astronomer, almanac author, and farmer.
  • At the 15, he took over the family farm and created an irrigation system to control the flow of water to the crops.
  • In the 1750s, he invented the first clock in America. It was this invention that put this talent in display for the country.
  • Responsible for surveying the territory for construction of the nation’s capital in 1791 after the lead architect quit.
  • Authored commercially successful serious of the almanacs.
  • Corresponded with Thomas Jefferson, drafter of the United States Declaration of Independence, on the topics of slavery and racial equality.

Madam C.J. Walker – December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919

  • Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political/social activist.
  • First Black female self-made millionaire in America.
  • World’s most successful female entrepreneur of her time, and I’ve of the most successful African-Americans.
  • Made her fortune by developing and marketing a line of beauty and hair products for Black women.
  • Made financial donations to numerous organizations and became a patron of the arts.
  • In 1993, inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca, New York.

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