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Black Fact of the Day: August 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 16, 2019
On this day, August 16, 1958, actress and activist Angela Bassett was born in New York City, New York. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 15, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 15, 2019
On this day, August 15, 1860, Henrietta Davis, called by Marcus Garvey, “the greatest woman of the African race,” was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 14, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 14, 2019
On this day, August 14, 1883, biologist, Howard professor and Omega Psi Phi founder Dr. Ernest Everett Just was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 13, 2019
On this day, August 13, 1892, the first issue of the Baltimore Afro-American Newspaper circulated in Baltimore, Maryland. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 12, 2019
On this day, August 12, 2002, Frederick D. Gregory was sworn in as the NASA Deputy Administrator (NASA’s highest position). Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 11, 2019
On this day, August 11, 1965, the Watts Rebellion began as a fight against segregation and police discrimination in the Los Angeles area. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 10, 2019
On this day, August 10, 2008, singer, songwriter, producer and actor Isaac Hayes passed away in Memphis, Tennessee. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Alice Walker: Hometown Celebrates Literary Legend’s 75th Birthday
August 9, 2019
Walker’s legacy of activism and storytelling was on full display at the event, which was held at the Georgia Writers Museum and included a day of activities and events to honor Walker’s life and achievements. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 9, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 9, 2019
On this day, August 9, 1936, Jesse Owens won his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympics, making him the first man to do so. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 8, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 8, 2019
On this day, August 8, 2011, Dr. Charles Herbert “Tiger” Flowers, the first African American flight instructor at Tuskegee Air Force Base, passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
A Humble Leader Prepares for a Great Pilgrimage Hajj
August 8, 2019
On July 27, 2019, business, religious leaders, Imams, former gang leaders, and families from Pasadena, Orange County, San Bernardino, San Diego, Riverside and parts in-between came to Masjid Bilal Ibn Rabah, located in the heart of the Crenshaw district, to pay respect and express well wishes to a legend and probably one of the most important and influential leaders in the southern California African American Muslim community, Naim Shah Sr. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 7, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 7, 2019
On this day, August 7, 1966, Samuel Battle, the first African American NYPD lieutenant, passed away at the age of 83. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 6, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 6, 2019
On this day, August 6, 1962, Jamaica gained its independence from the British and part of Queen Nanny’s vision came to light. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 5, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 5, 2019
On this day, August 5, 2002, actor, writer and Sesame Street producer Matt Robinson passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 4, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 4, 2019
On this day, August 4, 2009, W. 135th St. and Lenox Ave. became Samuel J. Battle Plaza in honor of the first Black parole commissioner. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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