Black History Month 2022

1942 1943 1944

31 Herbert Hoover | 32 Franklin D. Roosevelt | 33 Harry S Truman

Redemption Jim Crow Black Power

January 5, 1943
George Washington Carver Died

Tuskegee, Alabama - George Washington Carver died, on this day. Carver was a black American agricultural scientist and inventor.

Carver promoted alternative crops to cotton. His best known work was with peanuts. Carver published 105 food recipes using peanuts.

As a botanist, Carver worked on methods to prevent soil depletion.


June 20-22, 1943
1943 Detroit Race Riot

Detroit, Michigan - Fights between white and black youths exploded into a multi-day riot, that lasted 2 days.