Quintard Taylor, Ph.D., is the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the, University of Washington, Seattle. A preeminent scholar of African American western history, Taylor is the author of several books, including In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West 1529–1990.
As cofounder of the extensive online resource BlackPast.org, Taylor has helped bring African American history to every classroom in the world. Ranked #1 by Google in its category, BlackPast.org features 3,000 pages of content, seven major illustrated time lines, encyclopedia entries; and links to digital archive collections, African American museums, and research centers. Taylor lives in Seattle, Washington.
This invaluable reference timeline charts African American history from 1601-2008 against the backdrop of American and world history.
AIA Black Facts reveals the unexpected relationships between people and events, and the often unrecognized causes and effects that created African Americans’ indelible imprint on our nation.