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April 14: Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, who facilitated the redistribution of land to Africans, was born, 1924
April 14, 2021
April 14: Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, who facilitated the redistribution of land to Africans, was born, 1924 ... read more »
April 13: The HBCU, Coppin State University, officially adopted its name. It was named in honor of Fanny Jackson Coppin, 2004
April 13, 2021
April 13: The HBCU, Coppin State University, officially adopted its name. It was named in honor of Fanny Jackson Coppin, 2004 ... read more »
April 12: Marsai Martin became the youngest Hollywood executive director when her film Little debuted, 2019
April 12, 2021
April 12: Marsai Martin became the youngest Hollywood executive director when her film Little debuted, 2019 ... read more »
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April 11: Michigan’s House of Representatives member from Inkster, MI, Honorable Jewell Jones was born, 1995
April 11, 2021
April 11: Michigan's House of Representatives member from Inkster, MI, Honorable Jewell Jones was born, 1995 ... read more »
April 10: Lindsey Harding became the first African American female coach in the NBA (76ers player development coach), 2019
April 10, 2021
April 10: Lindsey Harding became the first African American female coach in the NBA (76ers player development coach), 2019 ... read more »
April 9: Benjamin Mays delivered the eulogy for Martin Luther King, Jr. to more than 150,000 people, 1968
April 9, 2021
April 9: Benjamin Mays delivered the eulogy for Martin Luther King, Jr. to more than 150,000 people, 1968 ... read more »
April 8: The most respected bridge builder of the 19th century, Horace King, was born in South Carolina, 1807
April 8, 2021
April 8: The most respected bridge builder of the 19th century, Horace King, was born in South Carolina, 1807 ... read more »
April 7: General Roscoe Robinson Jr. Auditorium was dedicated at West Point in honor of Army 4-star General, Roscoe Robinson Jr., 2000
April 7, 2021
April 7: General Roscoe Robinson Jr. Auditorium was dedicated at West Point in honor of Army 4-star General, Roscoe Robinson Jr., 2000 ... read more »
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April 6: Thurgood Marshall represented Ada Lois Sipuel in a case that would end segregation in graduate schools across the country, 1946
April 6, 2021
April 6: Thurgood Marshall represented Ada Lois Sipuel in a case that would end segregation in graduate schools across the country, 1946 ... read more »
April 5: Pioneering Congressman Robert Smalls was born in Beaufort, SC, 1839
April 5, 2021
April 5: Pioneering Congressman Robert Smalls was born in Beaufort, SC, 1839 ... read more »
April 4: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, 1968
April 4, 2021
April 4: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, 1968 ... read more »
April 3: 66 Signs of Neon, an art exhibit composed of roughly 50 works of art from the Watts Rebellion premiered, 1966
April 3, 2021
April 3: 66 Signs of Neon, an art exhibit composed of roughly 50 works of art from the Watts Rebellion premiered, 1966 ... read more »
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018
April 2, 2021
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018 ... read more »
April 1: Toni Morrison’s novel “Beloved” won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, 1988
April 1, 2021
April 1: Toni Morrison's novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, 1988 ... read more »
MARCH 31: Gold Medalist Jesse Owens Passed Away
March 31, 2021
MARCH 31: Gold Medalist Jesse Owens Passed Away ... read more »
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