Did You Know?

Did you know that Northern Nevada minorities have played a significant role in the rich achievements of the Silver State. We encourage you to learn, pursue and share their untold and/or seldom taught contributions.

150+ Facts About The Northern Nevada African American Experience

African Methodist Episcopal Church in Virginia City 

Angela D. Taylor Ph. D.

Barbara Baxter

Ben Palmer

Bernice Mathews

Bertha Mullins

Bethel AME Church

Bob Houston

Bruce Stewart

Captian Truckee

Ceola Davis

Charles Adams

Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder

Chief Winnemucca

Chinese In Nevada History

Cloyd Phillips

Contemporary Great Basin Basketmakers

Deborah Armstrong

Eddie Scott

Elko Republican Club

Elmer Rusco

EnSoul Magazine Accepted Into The University Of Nevada Reno Special Collection

Fallon Indian Day School

Gemma Greene Waldron

Greater Harvest Church

Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Hiram Young

Helen Townsell-Parker

Irene Senoir-Pomerouy

Jack Johnson

James J. Jeffries

Jim Beckwourth

Joe Gans

Juanita Westbrook

Lawrence Jackson

Lincoln Union Club

Luther Du Pree Jr., Bishop

Marion Motley

New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church

Northern Nevada Black Cultural Awareness Society

Ondra L Berry

One Way Up Productions

Onie Cooper

Paul R. Williams

Players Baseball Team

Ramon Barboza

Ray Valdez

Reno And The African American Divorce Trade


Reno Sparks NAACP

Robert Crooks

Ruby Jean May

Ruth Giles Jones

Shayne Del Cohen

Sheryl “Jimi” Bufkin

Sierra Gosple Singers

Steven Horsford, Nevada Congressman

Stewart Indian School

William “Bill” Bailey

William C. Webb


Dr. W. H. C. Stephenson

W. J. Wynn