Category: Historian

Emmett Louis Till

Emmett Louis Till by Dale Ricardo Shields                  A Muddy Path and Bloody River of Research…                              A Forever Murderous  Undertow of Lies, Racism, and Murder… Page 1 – 20 Emmett Louis Till ( Born – July 25, …

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Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker African-American naturalist, mathematician, astronomer and almanac author by Dale Ricardo Shields Born: November 9, 1731, Baltimore County, MD Died: October 9, 1806, Oella, Catonsville, MD Parents Robert Banneker (father) Mary Banneky (mother) “Our nation’s capital would not be the same if it wasn’t for Benjamin Banneker, the Black architect hired by George Washington, the …

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The Little Rock Nine

           The Little Rock Nine They Only Wanted To Go To School…   Thelma Mothershed, Elizabeth Eckford, Melba Pattillo, Jefferson Thomas, Ernest Green, Minnijean Brown, Carlotta Walls, Terrence Roberts, Gloria Ray.      By Dale Ricardo Shields   Little Rock, Arkansas September 4, 1957       The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine African …

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The Scottsboro Boys

  The Scottsboro Boys  The nine African American teenagers were falsely accused of raping two White women in (1931) Alabama.   by DALE RICARDO SHIELDS    “No case has ever caused so much protest or outrage in the history of the United States.” An American Tragedy: The Scottsboro Boys’ Trial SCOTTSBORO BOYS TRIAL AND DEFENSE …

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Thurgood Marshall: Revolutionizing the Concept of Precedence in the Supreme Court

                                               Thurgood                                                                …

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