Charity Earley (1918-2002)

Lieutenant Colonel Charity Edna Adams Earley was the first African American woman officer of the Women’s Auxiliary Corps. She served as the commanding officer of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, making her the highest-ranking Black female officer in the Army, during World War II. … Read MoreCharity Earley (1918-2002)

Childlish Gambino/ Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (1983- )

Donald McKinley “Childlish Gambino” Glover, Jr. is an actor and rapper. Glover was born on September 25, 1983, to Donald Glover Sr. and Beverly Glover in Edwards, California. He also has a brother, Stephen Glover and a sister, Brianne Glover. Growing up, Glover attended Avondale … Read MoreChildlish Gambino/ Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (1983- )

The Stolen Girls (1963)

This entry is for juvenile audiences. To see the full version of this entry, click here. Who are they: In 1963, 200 African American youth protested segregation in downtown Americus, Georgia. Of the girls who were arrested that day, 35 were not released immediately from … Read MoreThe Stolen Girls (1963)