Black History Month

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  • Black History Month: Maria W. Stewart

    Black History Month: Maria W. Stewart

    Thursday, February 27 2020 1:00 PM EST2020-02-27 18:00:32 GMT
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
  • Black History Month: Carrie Saxon Perry

    Black History Month: Carrie Saxon Perry

    Wednesday, February 26 2020 12:40 PM EST2020-02-26 17:40:38 GMT
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
  • Black History Month: Thirman Milner

    Black History Month: Thirman Milner

    Tuesday, February 25 2020 12:47 PM EST2020-02-25 17:47:50 GMT
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
  • Black History Month: Nacy Toney

    Black History Month: Nacy Toney

    Tuesday, February 25 2020 1:12 PM EST2020-02-25 18:12:31 GMT
    Nancy Toney of Fairfield was Connecticut's last enslaved person and died in Windsor in 1857 at age 82, six years before President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and eight years before the US outlawed slavery.
    Nancy Toney of Fairfield was Connecticut's last enslaved person and died in Windsor in 1857 at age 82, six years before President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and eight years before the US outlawed slavery.
  • Black History Month: Anna Louise James

    Black History Month: Anna Louise James

    Thursday, February 20 2020 1:05 PM EST2020-02-20 18:05:44 GMT
    Anna Louise James was born in Hartford and grew up in Old Saybrook and was the first female African-American pharmacist in the state.
    Anna Louise James was born in Hartford and grew up in Old Saybrook and was the first female African-American pharmacist in the state.
  • Black History Month: Constance Baker Motley

    Black History Month: Constance Baker Motley

    Tuesday, February 11 2020 12:44 PM EST2020-02-11 17:44:15 GMT
    New Haven native Constance Baker Motley was the first African American woman to become a federal judge. She also worked for NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and was the only woman on the NAACP legal team for Brown v Board of Education.
    New Haven native Constance Baker Motley was the first African American woman to become a federal judge. She also worked for NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and was the only woman on the NAACP legal team for Brown v Board of Education.
  • Black History Month: Dr. Joyce Yerwood

    Black History Month: Dr. Joyce Yerwood

    Monday, February 10 2020 11:35 PM EST2020-02-11 04:35:55 GMT
    Dr. Joyce Yerwood was Fairfield County's first black woman physician. The Yerwood Center in Stamford is named for her. In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state.
    Dr. Joyce Yerwood was Fairfield County's first black woman physician. The Yerwood Center in Stamford is named for her. In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state.
  • Black History Month: Edward Alexander Bouchet

    Black History Month: Edward Alexander Bouchet

    Friday, February 7 2020 12:50 PM EST2020-02-07 17:50:06 GMT
    Edward Alexander Bouchet was a physicist and educator and was the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from any American university, completing his dissertation in physics at Yale University in New Haven in 1876.
    Edward Alexander Bouchet was a physicist and educator and was the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from any American university, completing his dissertation in physics at Yale University in New Haven in 1876.
  • Black History Month: Sarah Boone

    Black History Month: Sarah Boone

    Monday, February 3 2020 12:56 PM EST2020-02-03 17:56:39 GMT
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
    In honor of Black History month, we are recognizing local African Americans who made an impact in our state. Keep an eye out for facts like this throughout our newscasts this month.
  • Frederick Douglass play to debut in Bridgeport this week

    Frederick Douglass play to debut in Bridgeport this week

    Sunday, February 2 2020 9:29 PM EST2020-02-03 02:29:15 GMT
    The life of Fredrick Douglass will be depicted in a play debuting in Bridgeport this week.
    The life of Fredrick Douglass will be depicted in a play debuting in Bridgeport this week.
  • Black History Month 2019

    Black History Month 2019

    Each week, News 12 highlights a resident or group that made a difference in black history.Each week, News 12 highlights a resident or group that made a difference in black history.
    Each week, News 12 highlights a resident or group that made a difference in black history.Each week, News 12 highlights a resident or group that made a difference in black history.
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