Browse or search our African American History timeline. Events on the timeline include key moments in specific HistoryMaker's lives as well as important historical dates.

February 14, 2006
| Wilhelmina Rolark Passed Away

Foundation chief executive Wilhelmina Rolark passed away on this date at the age of 89.


February 14, 2005
| Milton Davis Passed Away

Bank chairman Milton Davis passed away on this date at the age of 73.


February 14, 1997
| Slater Named Secretary of Transportation

Rodney Slater is named Secretary of Transportation by President Bill Clinton. Slater had previously served as director of the Federal Highway Administration and as an advisor to Bill Clinton while he was serving as governor of Arkansas.


February 14, 1952
| Lynn Norment is Born

Magazine editor Lynn Norment was born on this date in Bolivar, Tennessee.


February 14, 1940
| Alma Arrington Brown is Born

Bank executive Alma Arrington Brown was born on this date in New York, New York.


February 14, 1927
| William "Bob" Bailey is Born

Civil rights activist and entertainer William "Bob" Bailey was born on this date in Detroit, Michigan.