How americas first black army chaplain fought for freedom justice and democracy.
robert smalls went from being an enslaved african american to giving advice to an influential politician visit biographycom to read about his life.
This chapter from jon kinzenbaws book fifty years of disruptive innovation shares his story behind john deeres effort to squeeze kinze manufacturing out of the planter building business.
A plantation is the largescale estate meant for farming that specializes in cash crops the crops that are grown include cotton coffee tea cocoa sugar cane sisal oil seeds oil palms rubber trees and fruits.
joseph jenkins roberts march 15 1809 february 24 1876 was the first 18481856 and seventh 18721876 president of liberia born free in norfolk virginia us roberts emigrated to.
I hung my himmeli planter near the window in our dining room im hoping it will be enough light for this little fern as soon as the planter was hung one little toddler went straight for it.
One morning in july 1854 a planter named williamson living six miles from selma alabama was sitting with his wife and a child on the veranda of his dwelling.
henry blair was the second black inventor issued a patent by the united states patent office born in 1807 in glen ross maryland blair was a free man his first invention was a seed planter which enabled farmers to plant more corn utilizing less labor in a smaller period of time.
black women helped rebuild the postwar south frances ellen watkins harper born free in baltimore selfsupporting from the age of thirteen working as a nursemaid later as an abolitionist lecturer reader of her own poetry spoke all through the southern states after the war.