February marks Black History Month, a celebration whose origins date to 1926 that has been observed by presidents starting with Gerald Ford. As an alumni community, we want to celebrate the achievements of our Black alumni and the milestones they have reached in service to this nation. In addition to the video message below, please enjoy a look at the curated content gathered from various sources.

Featured Stories 

  David Albritton '88 featured in Becoming Blue & Gold Series.

  Dr. Alisha Malloy '90 named future Academic Dean at NAPS. 

  MIDN Christian Thompson '23
Shares his essay on the Civil Rights Movement
  Montel Williams '80
Veteran, TV personality, philanthropist and motivational speaker
  David Robinson '87
Professional basketball player, philanthropist, recently named #20 basketball player in NBA history
  MIDN Sarah Skinner '22, USN
Rhodes Scholarship recipient, 21st company commander and rugby team captain
  CAPT Michael Steadman '10, USMC (Ret.)
Three-time national boxing champion, two-time most valuable boxer and non-profit business leader
  LCDR Wesley Brown ’49, USN The first African-American U.S. Naval Academy graduate


Explore our Facebook and Instagram pages for a more complete look at our Black History Month coverage.

Look for observations of other community and heritage celebrations throughout 2022.