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May 31: Black Wall Street, the successful Black business district of Tulsa, O.K. was attacked, 1921
May 31, 2021
May 31: Black Wall Street, the successful Black business district of Tulsa, O.K. was attacked, 1921 ... read more »
May 30: The Ida B. Wells-Barnett House was listed as a National Historic Landmark, 1974
May 30, 2021
May 30: The Ida B. Wells-Barnett House was listed as a National Historic Landmark, 1974 ... read more »
May 29: Juneteenth, writer Ralph Ellison’s second novel, was published posthumously, 1999
May 29, 2021
May 29: Juneteenth, writer Ralph Ellison's second novel, was published posthumously, 1999 ... read more »
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May 28: Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born in Detroit, Michigan, 1934
May 28, 2021
May 28: Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born in Detroit, Michigan, 1934 ... read more »
May 26: Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois, 1926
May 26, 2021
May 26: Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois, 1926 ... 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 »
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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 13: Stevland Morris aka Stevie Wonder was born on this day in Saginaw, MI, 1950
May 13, 2021
May 13: Stevland Morris aka Stevie Wonder was born on this day in Saginaw, MI, 1950 ... read more »
May 11: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic received the Grammy Salute To Music Legends award, 2019
May 11, 2021
May 11: George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic received the Grammy Salute To Music Legends award, 2019 ... read more »
May 10: Mathematician and current MIT student John Urschel was drafted in the NFL draft, 2014
May 10, 2021
May 10: Mathematician and current MIT student John Urschel was drafted in the NFL draft, 2014 ... read more »
May 5: Community activist Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. was born in Franklin County, Virginia, 1865
May 5, 2021
May 5: Community activist Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. was born in Franklin County, Virginia, 1865 ... 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 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 »
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