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December 1: Founder of the NAACP, Arthur Spingarn was born, 1878
December 1, 2021
December 1: Founder of the NAACP, Arthur Spingarn was born, 1878 ... read more »
November 30: Shirley Chisholm, one time U.S. presidential candidate, was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1924
November 30, 2021
November 30: Shirley Chisholm, one time U.S. presidential candidate, was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1924 ... read more »
November 29: Chadwick Boseman known for his portrayals of real life historical figures was born in Anderson, SC, 1977
November 29, 2021
November 29: Chadwick Boseman known for his portrayals of real life historical figures was born in Anderson, SC, 1977 ... read more »
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November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929
November 28, 2021
November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929 ... read more »
November 27: Author Charles Johnson was awarded the National Book Award for his book “Middle Passage,” 1990
November 27, 2021
November 27: Author Charles Johnson was awarded the National Book Award for his book “Middle Passage,” 1990 ... read more »
November 26: Cicely Tyson and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis were married, 1981
November 26, 2021
November 26: Cicely Tyson and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis were married, 1981 ... read more »
November 25: William Hubbard, the first African American to win a gold medal at the Olympics as an individual, was born Cincinnati, OH, 1903
November 25, 2021
November 25: William Hubbard, the first African American to win a gold medal at the Olympics as an individual, was born Cincinnati, OH, 1903 ... read more »
November 24: The “Father of bioengineering in Canada,” and co-developer of the pacemaker Dr. John Hopps passed away, 1998
November 24, 2021
November 24: The "Father of bioengineering in Canada," and co-developer of the pacemaker Dr. John Hopps passed away, 1998 ... read more »
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November 23: Inventor John Love patented the pencil sharpener, 1897
November 23, 2021
November 23: Inventor John Love patented the pencil sharpener, 1897 ... read more »
November 22: (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay, the iconic song written and performed by Otis Redding was first recorded, 1967
November 22, 2021
November 22: (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay, the iconic song written and performed by Otis Redding was first recorded, 1967 ... read more »
November 21: Samuel DuBois Cook, the first African American professor to hold a regular faculty appointment at any PWI in the South was born, 1928
November 21, 2021
November 21: Samuel DuBois Cook, the first African American professor to hold a regular faculty appointment at any PWI in the South was born, 1928 ... read more »
November 20: Inventor Garrett Morgan received a patent for the invention of the traffic light signal, 1923
November 20, 2021
November 20: Inventor Garrett Morgan received a patent for the invention of the traffic light signal, 1923 ... read more »
November 19: Baseball legend, Roy Campanella, was named the Most Valuable Player for the second time, 1953
November 19, 2021
November 19: Baseball legend, Roy Campanella, was named the Most Valuable Player for the second time, 1953 ... read more »
November 18: The movie Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington, premiered on this date in 1992
November 18, 2021
November 18: The movie Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington, premiered on this date in 1992 ... read more »
November 17: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was founded on the campus of Howard University, 1911
November 17, 2021
November 17: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was founded on the campus of Howard University, 1911 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com Interested in Latinx History? Check out the world’s only Latinx Facts Calendar at LatinxCalendar.com ... read more »
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