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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 »
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 »
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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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Black Fact of the Day: March 12 – Brought to you by Black365.com
March 12, 2021
March 12: Aretha Franklin won the Grammy for the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "Chain of Fools," 1969 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Saturday October 31, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 31, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Saturday October 31, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Violet Palmer became the first woman to officiate an NBA game, 1997 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 29, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 29, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 29, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Pearl Primus, anthropologist, dancer, and choreographer who impacted the world of dance, passed away, 1994 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 27, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 27, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 27, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Oliver Tambo, tireless fighter against apartheid in Azania (South Africa), and co-founder of the ANC, was born, 1917 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 25, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Benjamin Davis Sr. was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, 1940 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday October 21, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 21, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday October 21, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Physicist and NASA astronaut Ronald McNair was born in Lake City, SC, 1950 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 20, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 20, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 20, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 The Atlanta City Council voted to rename the airport Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, to honor Maynard Jackson, 2003 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
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