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Black Fact of the Day: August 3, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 3, 2019
On this day, August 3, 1967, Clifford Alexander Jr. began his first day in office as Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 2, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 2, 2019
On this day, August 2, 1966, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science was founded in Los Angeles. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 1, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 1, 2019
On this day, August 1, 2014, Dr. Helen Easterling Williams began serving as dean of Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 31, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 31, 2019
On this day, July 31, 1981, Dr. Ernest DuPorte, a leading entomologist (an insect scientist), passed away in Montreal, Canada. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 30, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 30, 2019
On this day, July 30, 1970, journalist Louis Lomax died under mysterious circumstances while investigating Malcolm X’s death. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 29, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 29, 2019
On this day, July 29, 1794, Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, the oldest African American owned church in the U.S., was dedicated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 28, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 28, 2019
On this day, July 28, 1866, The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed. In 1992, this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 27, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 27, 2019
On this day, July 27, 1815, the U.S. attacked Fort Negro in Florida, killing nearly 300 in an effort to capture Africans that escaped enslavement. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
100-Year-Old Legendary African American Debate Coach Awarded 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from NSDA
July 26, 2019
Dr. Thomas Freeman’s 70-plus year resume includes teaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during his time at Morehouse, former U.S. Reps. Leland and Jordan, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, gospel superstar Yolanda Adams, and Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington, who sought out Freeman’s expertise to coach the cast of the Golden Globe-nominated film “The Great Debaters.” ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 26, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 26, 2019
On this day, July 26, 1847, The West African country of Liberia, where a number of African Americans came from, became independent.  Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 25, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 25, 2019
On this day, July 25, 1992, a statue dedicated to the wise and fierce Buffalo Soldiers was dedicated in Kansas. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 23, 2019
On this day, July 23, 1891, Dr. Louis Tompkins Wright, the first African American NYPD police surgeon, was born in LaGrange, Georgia. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 22, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 22, 2019
On this day, July 22, 1950, William Hastie received his commission to serve as Governor of the Virgin Islands as a federal judge. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 21, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 21, 2019
On this day, July 21, 1889, inventor W.A. Martin patented the lock that was the forerunner to the modern door lock. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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 »
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