Tag: Howard University

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Join The #BankBlack Movement.

#BankBlack:Where To Find A Black Owned Bank Or Credit Union DIRECTORY OF BLACK OWNED BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS IN THE USA  All banks are listed in alphabetical order. In order to be listed in the HBCU directory the bank must have at least 51 percent African American ownership. […]

Black History Moment: Lillian Evanti; 1st African American To Perform In Major European Opera Company

By Jueseppi B.     Madame Lillian Evanti, a 1940 painting by Lois Mailou Jones. Credit: National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.     Lillian Evanti (August 12, 1890 – December 6, 1967), was an African American opera singer. Evanti, a soprano, debuted in 1927 in Delibes‘s Lakmé at Nice, France. She graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in […]

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