Portal:African American/Did you know/5
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- ... that Sammy Davis Jr.'s 1933 role in Rufus Jones for President is considered to be the first portrayal of an African American president of the United States in popular culture?
- ... that Pocahontas Island, where evidence of prehistoric Native American artifacts were found, would later become the first free black settlement in the U.S. state of Virginia?
- ... that pioneering African American aviator Hubert Julian was an associate producer for the 1940 race film The Notorious Elinor Lee?
- ...that in the 1950s Dr. Leonidas Berry started the Berry Plan to provide medical counseling clinics for young drug addicts in Chicago?