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March 15: Happy Birthday LAS!, 1933
March 15, 2022
The Los Angeles Sentinel, was founded, 1933 ! ... read more »
March 14: Fannie Lou Hamer, 1977
March 14, 2022
Civil rights legend, Fannie Lou Hamer, passed away in 1977. ... read more »
March 13: “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man”,1954
March 13, 2022
Muddy Waters' song, "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie man," charted on the R&B charts, 1954 ... read more »
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March 12: “Grazing in the Grass”,1968
March 12, 2022
"Grazing in the Grass", a song that was inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame was recorded by Hugh Masekela, 1968 ... read more »
March 11: A Raisin in the Sun, 1959
March 11, 2022
A Raisin in the sun, the first Broadway play produced by an African American woman debuted, 1959. ... read more »
March 10: Harriet Tubman Passes Away at the Age of 93, 1913
March 10, 2022
After letting those around her know, "I go to prepare a place for you," Harriet Tubman passed away at the age of 93, in 1913. ... read more »
March 9: “Bella Dear the Engineer”, 2018
March 9, 2022
STEM activist and author, Billye Boddie, published "Bella Dear the Engineer" to excite girls about STEM careers, 2018. ... read more »
March 8: Henry Marsh III, 1977
March 8, 2022
Activist and lawyer, Henry Marsh III, became the first African American mayor of Richmond, VA, 1977. ... read more »
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March 7: Black College Anthem, 2021
March 7, 2022
Rapper Griot B's song, "HBCU There", aka the Black College Anthem, was featured during the 70th NBA All-Star Game halftime show, 2021 ... read more »
March 6: “A Change is Gonna Come”, 2007
March 6, 2022
The Library of Congress selected, "A Change is Gonna Come," to the National Recording Registry, 2007 ... read more »
March 5: Wiley G. Overton, 1911
March 5, 2022
Wiley G. Overton was sworn in as Brooklyn PD's first African American officer, 1911 ... read more »
March 4: Bobby Womack, 1944
March 4, 2022
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Bobby Womack, was born in Cleveland, OH, 1994 ... read more »
March 3: Margaret Bonds, 1913
March 3, 2022
Margaret Bonds, one of the first famous composers and pianists, was born in Chicago, IL, 1913. ... read more »
March 2: Howard University Charter Day, 1867
March 2, 2022
Howard University was charted in Washington, D.C.,1867 ... read more »
March 1: Nubia Has the “Oldest Recognizable Monarchy”, 1979
March 1, 2022
A New York Times article stated that Nubia has the "oldest recognizable monarchy in human history," 1979.  ... read more »

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