Black Past Timelines

Detail, 369th Infantry Regiment (AKA Harlem Hellfighters) marching up Fifth Avenue, New York, February 17, 1919
Public Domain Image, Courtesy National Museum of African American History & Culture (2011.155.177)

We have created a few timelines that explore the rich history of blacks in the world. The timelines are filterable by year range, year, event keyword, and location.

The African American History Timeline explores the various things Blacks have done in the western hemisphere.

The African American History in the American West Timeline explores Blacks’ role in opening up the American West.

The African American History in King County looks at the various events that took place in the United States Pacific Northwest city of Seattle and the rest of King County where it’s located.

The Global African History Timeline shows events throughout the world that have a bearing on Blacks.