Category : BW Black History

Spotlighting, saluting and celebration the UNSUNG HEROES in Black History in Westchester County

BW Black History

BW Black History: Rev. Samuel Austin, First Negro To Run For Mayor.

AJ Woodson
Rate Article32 years before Kingston, Jamaica-born, Ronald A. Blackwood broke the color barrier and became the first Black mayor of the city of Mount Vernon,...
BW Black History

BW Black History: Errold. D. Collymore – The Fighting Dentist

Black Westchester
Rate ArticleErrold D. Collymore D.D.S. (1893-1972), a dentist and activist, who would become known as “Westchester’s Fighting Dentist,” moved to Westchester County in 1926 and...