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Black Fact of the Day: May 19, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 19, 2019
      On this day May 19, 1925, Human Rights leader and outstanding orator Malcolm X aka El-Hajj Malik El- Shabazz was born in Omaha, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 18, 2019
      On this day May 18, 1896, 8 Supreme Court Justices ruled that separate but equal was o.k. when they ruled in Plessy v. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 17, 2019
  On this day May 17, 1954, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that public education can not be segregated on the basis of race. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 16, 2019
  On this day, May 16, 1966, Stokely Carmichael replaced John Lewis as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 14, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 14, 2019
  On this day, May 14, 1888, Africans in Brazil rejoiced on this day as their country became the last in the western hemisphere to end enslavement. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 13, 2019
      On this day May 13, 1891, Jockey, Isaac Murphy, upon a horse named Kingman, became the 1st jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 12, 2019
  On this day May 12, 1862, Robert Smalls, while enslaved, stole a Confederate ship and freed a number of enslaved, 1862 This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 11, 2019
    Reggae music super star Robert “Bob” Marley passed away in the U.S. under mysterious circumstances, 1981 This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 10, 2019
  On this day May 10, 1994 Madiba (Nelson) Mandela was sworn in as president of Azania (S. Africa). This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750
May 9, 2019
5/9: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
WATCH: President Barack Obama Blvd. South L.A. street renaming ceremony
May 6, 2019
President Barack Obama street renaming, unveiling ceremony ... read more / watch video »
University of Memphis Sit-In Commemoration Looks Back and Forward
April 26, 2019
On April 23, 1969, 75 BSA members at the University of Memphis staged a sit-in at then-President Cecil Humphreys’ office because he refused to provide $1,750 to bring U.S. Rep. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., the first Black person to be elected from New York to Congress, to speak to the association. ... read more »
A Lost History, Seminole-Maroon Phil Wilkes Fixico Shares His Story of Self-Discovery
April 25, 2019
Recently the Los Angeles Sentinel spoke with Seminole-Maroon descendant Phil Wilkes Fixico regarding the truth behind African American and Native American heritage and his triumphant story of self-discovery.  ... read more »
Reparations for Descendants of the Slave Trade Emerges as Democrats’ Campaign Platform 
April 11, 2019
“In this context, new organizations such as ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) also emerged and certainly contributed to the visibility of the debate on reparations,” Dr. Araujo said. “Unlike previous movements, ADOS gained more visibility through the presence of its founders on social media that helped disseminating the #ADOS hashtag,” said Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo, who authored the groundbreaking 2017 book, “Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History.”  ... read more »
NNPA Celebrates Black Press Week in Washington
March 29, 2019
Celebrating 192 years of the Black Press, the NNPA Foundation and NNPA’s member publishers engaged in several workshops throughout the week that centered on this year’s theme: “Publishing, Power & Purpose.” ... read more »
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