Mosina H. Jordan (1943- )

Acting Deputy USAID Administrator James Kunder Congratulates Agency Counselor Mosina H. Jordan During her 2008 Retirement Ceremony “Image Ownership: Public Domain” In 1995, career Foreign Service Officer Mosina H. Jordan was nominated by President Bill Clinton to serve as ambassador to the Central African Republic … Read MoreMosina H. Jordan (1943- )

Belmopan, Belize (1970- )

“Image Ownership:Public Domain” Belmopan, capital of the Central American country of Belize, is a relatively new city, having assumed premier city status in 1970, succeeding the centuries old former capital, Belize City. Belize was formerly the British Colony bearing the name, British Honduras. Belmopan is … Read MoreBelmopan, Belize (1970- )

The Church of St. Mark, Brooklyn, New York (1838- )

The Church of St. Mark in Brooklyn, New York was originally established by a group of black Episcopalians in 1838.  The next year, Dr. Samuel M. Haskins was asked to be rector (pastor), the role he would maintain for 60 years.  By April 1841 the … Read MoreThe Church of St. Mark, Brooklyn, New York (1838- )

John Willis Menard (1838-1893)

John Willis Menard, abolitionist, author, journalist and politician, was born in 1838 in Kaskaskia, Illinois, to French Creole parents. He was the first African American elected to Congress, but was not seated after a dispute over the election results. Menard attended Iberia College, an abolitionist … Read MoreJohn Willis Menard (1838-1893)