• African American Student  Union

    Advisor: Latieffa Mackey
    Email Address: lmackey@marsd.org
    Phone number: 917-567-5791

    Thank you for taking the time to visit our page.
     
    African American Student Union
    Wishing the Class of 2019
    "CONGRATULATIONS" on their Graduation.
    Have a wonderful summer and will see you in September!!!!! 
     

    “ON THIS DAY”
    June 6, 1772

    Haitian explorer Jean Baptiste-Pointe DuSable settles in Chicago.

    June 7, 1946

    U.S. Supreme Court bans discrimination in interstate travel.

    June 10, 1794

    Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded.

    June 11, 1911

    UNIA was founded by Garvey.

    June 15, 1864

    Congress passes legislation equalizing pay for black soliders.

    June 19th

    Juneteeth celebration commemorates emancipation in Texas.

    June 20, 1943

    Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was founded.

    June 22, 1909

    Katherine Dunham, dancer and choregrapher was born.

    June 23, 1919

    Black Star Line of Marcus Garvey's UNIA was incorporated.

    June 24th

    St. John the Baptist Day.