July 02Civil Rights Act1964*July 16Ida b. Wells Birthday1862July 26Executive Order 99811948Augusut 1-31The Second Black History MonthAugust 06Voting Rights Act1965August 20First Slaves Arrive at Jamestown, VA1619August 28March on Washington1963September 04Little Rock Nine1957September 22Emancipation Proclamation1862October 16Million Man March1995*October 28Levi Coffin Birthday1798November 1Crisis Magazine Collection1910Negro Digest Magazine Collection1942Ebony Magazine Collection1945Jet Magazine Collection1951December 1Montogomery Bus Boycott1955*December 19Dr. Carter G. Woodson Birthday1875Dec. 26 - Jan. 1Kwanzaa Celebration*January 16Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday1929January 3113th Amendment (US Constitution)1865February 1Lunch Counter Sit-Ins1960*February 14Frederick Douglass Birthday 1817March 21From Selma to Montgomery March1965*April 4Maya Angelou Birthday1928*April 5Booker T. Washington Birthday1856May 04Freedom Riders1961May 17Brown vs. Board of Education1954*May 19Malcolm X Birthday1925*June11Charlotte Hawkins Brown Birthday1883*June 11Simin Green Atkins Birthday1863June 19Juneteenth Celebration1865*Note: Reception events with cake cutting ceremonies.