This site is under constant construction. We are hoping that our readers will contribute historical articles that will add to the diversity of peoples whose history is available here.  The book Peoples of Washington displays the tapestry of cultures represented in our state. We hope you will read about them and write about them.

Researching African Americans in Spokane by Patricia Bayonne-Johnson

Jerrelene Williamson

All The King’s Men

Important Dates in Black History

Peoples of Washington

In Spokane History

Other Links

BlackPast.org  – Remembered & Reclaimed by Quintard Taylor, University of Washington

Freedom’s Journal – digitized copies of all 103 issues of the first African-American owned and operated newspaper.


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