Every day of the leap year is a chance to delve into African American history with this 2024 calendar. With intuition, compassion, prowess, or just plain smarts and determination, the exemplary individuals featured here have contributed their brilliance to enhance the human experience across a wide range of disciplines, including the arts, education, sports, business, activism, and governance. These trailblazers’ accomplishments inspire, inform, and enhearten us all. From classical composer Florence Beatrice Price, the first Black woman to have her work played by a major US orchestra, to Oscar Dunn, the first Black lieutenant governor of Louisiana, these 12 women and men have made valuable contributions to the world. Each month, explore more of what history has to offer with a featured image and brief biography, a list of birthdays for other notable names in the Black community, and milestones in Black history to mark all 366 days of this leap year.
- 12 monthly grids and full-color artwork
- Features US, Canadian, and United Kingdom legal holidays
- Size: 12 x 13 x .125 in.
- Opens to: 12 x 26 in.