Darhian Mills

Student Historian

Darhian Mills is a first year undergraduate student at the University of Washington in Seattle, majoring in Communications with a minor in Spanish. After running track for three years, Darhian is now a hurdler on the UW Track & Field team. Once she completes her degree she hopes to continue on with her track career while also entering into the field of Public Relations.

Deep Greenwood (Tulsa), Oklahoma (1906–)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” The Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, grew into the most famous and prosperous black urban community in the United States during the early 1900s. Dubbed the “Negro Wall Street” by educator Booker T. Washington, this community had a flourishing population that … Read MoreDeep Greenwood (Tulsa), Oklahoma (1906–)

Samuel Bruce (Sam) Martin (1915–1944)

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” In 1942 Sam Martin Bruce was a second lieutenant assigned to the 99th Pursuit Squadron, a unit piloted by men who were part of the Tuskegee Airmen. They were the African American pilots, navigators, bombardiers, maintenance and support staff, instructors, and … Read MoreSamuel Bruce (Sam) Martin (1915–1944)