November 23

BHT
Women of distinction - Henrietta Vinton Davis

Henrietta Davis

Considered by many to be one of the top African American dramatic actors of the nineteenth century, Henrietta Vinton Davis died on November 23, 1941 in Washington, DC at age 81. She was also an International leader of the Garvey Movement, an elocutionist, dramatist and diplomat.  Her oratorical skills which created awe on stage, also aided in her as a chief spokesperson for Marcus Garvey and the African Redemption Movement of the UNIA-ACL. Prior to her career in the arts, she became the first African American woman employed by the Office of Recorder of Deeds in Washington, DC where should would later work for Frederick Douglas when he was appointed Recorder of Deeds.  In the end she would separate from Garvey and his organization.  She was born August 25, 1860 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Words That Matter

Marcus Garvey

“The greatest woman of the Negro race today," 

This  quote is about Henrietta Vinton Davis.

American Rental Cars

Navigation

BlackHistory,Today Word of Today 2
Black History Today Nations Best Hotels
Myrtle Beach Hotels
Black History Today - Word of Today June 2024 (4)

For The New BHT Discovery Videos. Subscribe Free Below To The New BHT YouTube Channel.

American Rental Cars 2023
Black History Today Carolina Beach Hotels

Be Prepared For Storms And Hurricanes With A Solar Generator | Power Stations Starting Now At only $299.99 | No Gas Needed! | Fast And Free Delivery | Click Below!

Generators Solar
Generators Solar
Black History Today Myrtle Beach House Rentals 2
Destin Florida Hotels
Honolulu
Washington DC Hotels

Enjoy A Safer Spring or Summer Vacation In A RV

Be Encouraged By Today’s Bible Verse | WordofToday.com

Black History Today - Word of Today Logo

Please follow & like us 🙂

Skip to content