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Black Fact of the Day: July 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 20, 2019
On this day, July 20, 1925, Frantz Fanon, author of the classic books “Black Skin, White Masks” and “The Wretched of the Earth” was born in Fort-de-France Bay, ... read more »
NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins—Who Played for The Los Angeles Lakers—His Legacy Continues
July 19, 2019
On a bright sunny day in Brooklyn New York less than a dozen people turned out to celebrate the life and legacy of NBA Hall of Famer, Connie Hawkins a stark contrast to a few months ago, in Brooklyn, when a crowd, in a torrential rainstorm, paid tribute to the late Biggie Smalls on the naming of a street in his honor. A Brooklyn politician who was scheduled to speak did not show up but that didn’t phase Isaiah Hawkins (brother of Connie Hawkins), Mel Davis (NY Knicks), Ted Gustus, Coach Ruth Lovelace (Boys & Girls High School), Ray Haskins (LIU, Alexander Hamilton High School) and Judith Brown (sister of ABA Great Roger Brown) who all stood outside Barclay's Center fielding questions with only three media outlets, of which we were included. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 18, 2019
On this day, July 18, 1973, Bridget Terry Long, Ph.D., Dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, was born in Baltimore. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 17, 2019
On this day, July 17, 2009, Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden became the 12th Administrator of NASA after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
WATCH: Los Angeles Lakers Introduce Anthony Davis
July 16, 2019
At a press conference on July 13, 2019, the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis. General Manager Rob Pelinka calls Davis “the most dominant young basketball player in the world.” ... read more / watch video »
Black Fact of the Day: July 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 16, 2019
On this day, July 16, 1991, the French government named Miles Davis a Knight in the Legion of Honor. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 15, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 15, 2019
On this day, July 15, 1867, businesswoman Maggie Walker, the first African American woman to charter and become president of a bank, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 14, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 14, 2019
On this day, July 14, 1955, the George Washington Carver National Monument, the first monument for an African American, was dedicated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 13, 2019
On this day, July 13, 2016, The Right Rev. Clement W. Fugh was named bishop of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church (Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean). ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 12, 2019
On this day, July 11, 1998, Historian and pioneer in the creation of Pan-African studies, John Henrik Clarke, passed away in Manhattan. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
The 2019 ESPYS, Hosted by Legendary Comedian Tracy Morgan, Celebrated the Biggest Achievements, Performances and Moments of the Year in Sports
July 11, 2019
On Wednesday evening, the biggest names in sports and entertainment descended on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year’s best moments in sports at The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One. ... read more »
NBA, FIBA and Senegalese Basketball Federation to host 17th edition of Basketball Without Borders Africa in Senegal
July 11, 2019
New York and Dakar, Senegal – The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Senegalese Basketball Federation today announced that Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa 2019 will take place Sunday, ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 11, 2019
On this day, July 11, 2000, Vashti Murphy McKenzie became the first female A.M.E. Bishop in the church’s 213-year history. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
NNPA Publishers Honor Marjorie Parham, a Living Legend of the Black Press
July 11, 2019
Parham, who turned 101 in February, spent more than three decades as publisher of the Cincinnati Herald, which was established in 1955 and counts as the longest running African American newspaper in the city ... read more »
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