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Black Fact of the Day: June 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 20, 2019
On this day June 20, activist and actor, Harry Belafonte became the first African to win an Emmy Award, 1960 ... read more »
Bass Legislation Leads to Marvin Gaye Post Office
June 20, 2019
The popular tunes of singer Marvin Gaye echoed throughout the dedication ceremony that added his name to the Dockweiler postal station in South L.A. Thanks to legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Karen Bass and passed into law by the U.S. Congress, the station at 3585 S. Vermont Ave. is now known as the Marvin Gaye Post Office, an action that pairs nicely with the Marvin Gaye stamp, which was issued in April. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 18, 2019
On this day June 18, 1980, T.V. host, actor, former defensive tackle, Anthony "Spice" Adams was born in Detroit, Michigan. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 15, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 15, 2019
On this day June 15, 2006, Michael Jordan bought a minority stake in the Charlotte Bobcats, 2006 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 14, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 14, 2019
On this day June 14, 2019, a Sports Illustrated magazine cover called LeBron James "The Chosen One" and the name stuck. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 13, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 13, 2019
    On June 13, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was appointed as the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
In the dugout with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts
June 13, 2019
Roberts opens up about life, legacy, family and faith. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 12, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 12, 2019
On this day June 12, 1963, Civil Rights worker Medgar Evers was shot to death in his driveway in Jackson, Mississippi. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 11, 2019
    On this day June 11, 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven others were sentenced to life in prison on the charge of sabotage.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 10, 2019
On this day June 10, 1940, The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history passed away. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 9, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 9, 2019
On this day June 9, 1954, the first African American Rhodes Scholar, passed away in New York. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 8, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 8, 2019
On this day June 8, 1948 Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from Morehouse College with a degree in sociology. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 7, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 7, 2019
  On this day June 7, 1917, the first African-American author to receive a Pulitzer Prize, Gwendolyn Brooks, was born in Topeka, KS. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 6, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
June 6, 2019
  On this day, June 6, 1918, in an effort to show his fitness for duty, Col. Charles Young set out on a 497 mile trip via horseback from Wilberforce, ... read more »
Leah Chase… A New Orleans Culinary Icon & Lovely Lady
June 6, 2019
‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Passes Away at Age 96 “Life is about listening, learning and never giving up. As long as you’re here on earth, you’re here for a purpose and it’s not about you, it’s about what you can do to better the world you live in. And that’s why I’m here, to help someone else up.” That’s what New Orleans chef and civil rights icon, Leah Chase told the Sentinel in an exclusive interview in 2017. She has served notables such as Quincy Jones, Jesse Jackson, Thurgood Marshall, James Baldwin, Ray Charles, former President Barack Obama and many more. ... read more »
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