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Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 23, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 23, 2020
The mini-series "Roots," which received nine Emmy Awards, first aired on ABC-TV, 1977. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 22, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 22, 2020
C.L. Franklin, Civil Rights activist, Baptist minister, and father of Aretha Franklin, was born in MS, 1915 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 21, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 21, 2020
Barack Obama was inaugurated for his second term as President of the United States, 2013. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 20, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 20, 2020
Colin Powell was sworn in as the first African American Secretary of State, 2001. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 19, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 19, 2020
UCLA renamed its social science buildings after its famed alum Ralph J. Bunche, 1969. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 18, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 18, 2020
 A statue of Julius Erving was dedicated in front of The Spectrum in Philadelphia, 1989. ... read more »
Remember Atatiana Jefferson
January 17, 2020
As we enter into a new year, it’s important that we do not forget the December 20th indictment and pending trial of Aaron Dean, a former Forth Worth, Texas police officer, on murder charges in the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman and Xavier University graduate. ... read more »
Living for the Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 17, 2020
The work accomplished in the fight for civil rights justice and equality by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., lifts us all. We owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his endeavors and the sacrifices he made in leading the movement that so many have benefitted from over the decades. ... read more »
The MLK Legacy Continues Despite Staggering Evil
January 17, 2020
“We may debate over the origin of evil, but only the person victimized with a superficial optimism will debate over its reality. Evil is with us as a stark, grim, and colossal reality.” ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 17, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 17, 2020
U.S. First Lady and lawyer, Michelle Obama was born in Chicago, IL, 1964. ... read more »
Coretta Scott: The Queen Behind the King
January 16, 2020
  She is most notable as the wife of the one of the most iconic Civil Rights figures in the world, but Coretta Scott King’s legacy can stand all on its own. ... read more »
“A King for the ages”
January 16, 2020
Tributes to the transformative life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 16, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 16, 2020
Samuel J. Battle, the first African American police officer in the NYPD was born in New Bern, NC, 1883. ... read more »
Cliff Hall, Sentinel Photographer and Car Designer, Passes Away
January 16, 2020
As a photographer, Cliff Hall had few equals. His artistic talents graced the pages of the Los Angeles Sentinel as he chronicled the news, social and entertainment life of the African American community in the 1950s and 1960s. Many Whites celebrities in Hollywood and Bel Air utilized his services as well. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Jan. 15, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
January 15, 2020
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded on the campus of Howard University, 1908. ... read more »
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