Cynthia Shepard Perry (1928- )

"Image Ownership: Public Domain" Cynthia Shepard Perry, a Republican and 25 year career diplomat, has served three Republican presidents. President Ronald Reagan appointed her as Chief of Education and Human Resources of the U.S. Agency for International Development where she served from 1982 to 1986, … Read MoreCynthia Shepard Perry (1928- )

The African Civilization Society (1858-1869)

West Africa in the 18th Century Image Ownership: Public Domain The African Civilization Society (ACS) was founded in 1858 by Henry Highland Garnet who sought to encourage blacks American to immigrate to Africa. Garnet envisioned educated black Americans moving to the African Continent as cultural … Read MoreThe African Civilization Society (1858-1869)

American Negro Academy (1897-1924)

American Negro Academy Members Image Ownership: Public Domain Founded on March 5, 1897 in Washington, D.C. by 78-year-old Reverend Alexander Crummell, the American Negro Academy (ANA) was an organization of black intellectuals who through their scholarship and writing were dedicated to the promotion of higher … Read MoreAmerican Negro Academy (1897-1924)