In 1830, “Trail of Tears” was enacted. President Andrew Jackson signed a bill that forced the Cherokees, Creeks, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Seminole Indian tribes off their land in the southeastern United States. It is estimated that one-third of the members of these tribes involved in this removal and the ensuing trek to Oklahoma were of African descent.
In 1837, The Michigan Street Baptist Church was founded, one of the oldest Black Baptist Churches in the United States.
In 2006, Barry Bonds hit his 715th home run braking Babe Ruth’s Record of 714