The Kru People are an African Tribe who refused to be taken as slaves. The Kru People are an inspiration In most cases, the Kru People avoided capture. In other instances, they would fight to the death or even take their own lives before being captured. They were in Liberia and neighboring countries. You can learn more about the Kru People on the britannica.com/topic/kru and the blackamericaweb.com
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The Golden Thirteen are the thirteen African-American men who became the first African-American men to become commissioned and warrant officers in the United States Navy in 1994. John Walter Reagan, Jesse Walter Arbor, Dalton Louis Baugh, Frank Ellis Sublett, Graham Edward Martin, Phillip George Barnes, Reginald E. Goodwin, James Edward Hair, Samuel Edward Barnes, George Clinton Cooper, William Sylvester White, and Dennis Denmark Nelson were commissioned. Charles Byrd Lear was appointed as a Warrant Officer.
Celebrating accomplishments of an African-American actor, film-maker, leader, role model, father, and family man. Denzel Washington held an event that raised $17,000,000 for the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. http://www.facebook.com/AfricanAmerican100