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Black Fact of the Day: May 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 26, 2019
    On this day May 26, 1926, Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 25, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 25, 2019
    On this day May 25, 1919, Entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker passed away at her villa in New York. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 24, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 24, 2019
    On this day May 24, 1944, songstress, Patricia Louise Holte aka Patti Labelle, was born in Philadelphia, PA. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 23, 2019
    On this day May 23, 1954, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 22, 2019 Novelist Langston Hughes – Brought to you by Black365
May 22, 2019
  On this day May 21, 1967, Poet, essayist, and novelist Langston Hughes passed away in New York City. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 21, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 21, 2019
    On this day, May 21, 1971, “What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye’s most socially conscious album, which sold over 2 million copies was released. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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 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 »
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool — A Complicated Man Chased by Demons —A Brilliant Look at His Life
May 3, 2019
What Davis had, that others made comments upon, even from his earliest days was his “star” quality. That's high praise since he was coming up with other jazz musicians who in turn also became legends yet they didn't possess a mystic around their persona. Not like Davis who simply didn’t give an “F” and because of that his mystique only grew more.  He burned through the ’50s and sauntered through the ’60s using and abusing, drugs and alcohol and building up his mystique which grew darker, and darker. ... read more »
The 1963 Birmingham Children’s Crusade, A Turning Point for the Civil Rights Movement
April 25, 2019
In April 1963, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, and James Bevel of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) along with other members of the SCLC set out to desegregate Birmingham through the use of non-violent acts like protests, marches, and boycotts.  ... read more »
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