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July 28: The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed in 1866. In 1992 this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day.
July 28, 2021
July 28: The Buffalo Soldiers were officially formed in 1866. In 1992 this day was dedicated as Buffalo Soldier Day. ... read more »
July 8: Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end to their 20 year conflict, 2018
July 8, 2021
July 8: Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end to their 20 year conflict, 2018 ... read more »
June 28: Samuel Battle became the first African American appointed to the New York City police force, 1911
June 28, 2021
June 28: Samuel Battle became the first African American appointed to the New York City police force, 1911 ... read more »
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May 23: Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born, 1954
May 23, 2021
May 23: Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born, 1954 ... read more »
May 21: “What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye’s most socially conscious album, which sold over 2 million copies, was released in 1971
May 21, 2021
May 21: “What’s Going On,” Marvin Gaye’s most socially conscious album, which sold over 2 million copies, was released in 1971 ... read more »
May 20: C.O.R.E. organized Freedom Rides resumed in Birmingham after tremendous violence, 1961
May 20, 2021
May 20: C.O.R.E. organized Freedom Rides resumed in Birmingham after tremendous violence, 1961 ... read more »
May 19: Human Rights leader and outstanding orator Malcolm X aka El-Hajj Malik El- Shabazz was born in Omaha, NE, 1925
May 19, 2021
May 19: Human Rights leader and outstanding orator Malcolm X aka El-Hajj Malik El- Shabazz was born in Omaha, NE, 1925 ... read more »
May 14: Africans in Brazil rejoiced on this day as their country became the last in the western hemisphere to end enslavement, 1888
May 14, 2021
May 14: Africans in Brazil rejoiced on this day as their country became the last in the western hemisphere to end enslavement, 1888 ... read more »
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May 12: Robert Smalls, while enslaved, stole a Confederate ship and freed a number of enslaved, 1862
May 12, 2021
May 12: Robert Smalls, while enslaved, stole a Confederate ship and freed a number of enslaved, 1862 ... read more »
May 9: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750
May 9, 2021
May 9: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750 ... read more »
May 4: The Civil Rights group, C.O.R.E. began “freedom rides” in the South to test federal desegregation orders, 1961
May 4, 2021
May 4: The Civil Rights group, C.O.R.E. began “freedom rides” in the South to test federal desegregation orders, 1961 ... read more »
April 23: Dear Basketball, an animated short film written and narrated by Kobe Bryant, was released, 2017
April 23, 2021
April 23: Dear Basketball, an animated short film written and narrated by Kobe Bryant, was released, 2017 ... read more »
April 7: General Roscoe Robinson Jr. Auditorium was dedicated at West Point in honor of Army 4-star General, Roscoe Robinson Jr., 2000
April 7, 2021
April 7: General Roscoe Robinson Jr. Auditorium was dedicated at West Point in honor of Army 4-star General, Roscoe Robinson Jr., 2000 ... read more »
April 3: 66 Signs of Neon, an art exhibit composed of roughly 50 works of art from the Watts Rebellion premiered, 1966
April 3, 2021
April 3: 66 Signs of Neon, an art exhibit composed of roughly 50 works of art from the Watts Rebellion premiered, 1966 ... read more »
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018
April 2, 2021
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018 ... read more »
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