1948 – Barry Black was born.
1995 – He was awarded the NAACP Renowned Service Award for his contribution to equal opportunity and civil rights.
2000 – He was Chief of chaplain corps of US Navy.
2002 – He received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Distinguished Leadership Award from The Morehouse School of Religion.
2003 – Barry Black is the 62nd Chaplain of the United States Senate.
– He officially retired from the Navy on 15th of August.
2004 – Old Dominion University chapter of the NAACP conferred on him the Image Award.
2006 – He wrote a book titled, From the Hood to the Hill.