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September 25: Willard Carroll Smith Jr., aka Will Smith, was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1968
September 25, 2021
September 25: Willard Carroll Smith Jr., aka Will Smith, was born in Philadelphia, PA, 1968 ... read more »
September 24: The National Museum of African American History and Culture was opened to the public, 2016
September 24, 2021
September 24: The National Museum of African American History and Culture was opened to the public, 2016 ... read more »
September 23: Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN, 1863
September 23, 2021
September 23: Dr. Mary Church Terrell, one of the first African American women to receive a degree, was born in Memphis, TN, 1863 ... read more »
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September 22: The International Council on Monuments and Sites recommended that Haiti’s Citadel and Sans Souci Palace become World Heritage sites, 1981
September 22, 2021
September 22: The International Council on Monuments and Sites recommended that Haiti's Citadel and Sans Souci Palace become World Heritage sites, 1981 ... read more »
September 21: FIRST PRIME MINISTER / PRESIDENT OF GHANA BORN
September 21, 2021
September 21: FIRST PRIME MINISTER / PRESIDENT OF GHANA BORN ... read more »
September 20: Actress and director, Regina King, won an Emmy Award for her role in the series the Watchmen, 2020
September 20, 2021
September 20: Actress and director, Regina King, won an Emmy Award for her role in the series the Watchmen, 2020 ... read more »
September 19: Tuskegee Institute, known today as Tuskegee University, opened with a total of thirty students, 1881
September 19, 2021
September 19: Tuskegee Institute, known today as Tuskegee University, opened with a total of thirty students, 1881 ... read more »
September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937
September 18, 2021
September 18: The classic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston was originally published, 1937 ... read more »
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September 17: Dr.’s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard’s School of Dentistry, 1867
September 17, 2021
September 17: Dr.'s Robert Tanner and George F. Grant entered the inaugural class of Harvard's School of Dentistry, 1867 ... read more »
September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852
September 16, 2021
September 16: Jan Matzeliger, inventor of the shoe lasting machine, was born in Dutch Guiana, 1852 ... read more »
September 15: “Y’all Hiring?: The Black Teen’s Guide to Navigating Employment” was published by author Albert Phillips Jr., 2020
September 15, 2021
September 15: "Y'all Hiring?: The Black Teen's Guide to Navigating Employment" was published by author Albert Phillips Jr. (Twitter) , 2020 ... read more »
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985
September 14, 2021
September 14: The sitcom 227, starring Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Jackée Harry, and Regina King, debuted, 1985 ... read more »
Racial Equity Finds a Permanent Home in Los Angeles
September 13, 2021
Monday, September 13, 2021, marks a monumental day in the history of Los Angeles. Attorney and Executive Director of the Civil and Human Rights Department, Capri Maddox has cut the ribbon to the newly established building looking to house the first racial equity branch of local government in the Los Angeles City Mall arena.  ... read more »
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the “Electric lamp” (light bulb), 1881
September 13, 2021
September 13: Inventor and electrical engineer, Lewis Latimer, received a patented for the "Electric lamp" (light bulb), 1881 ... read more »
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992
September 12, 2021
September 12: Mae C. Jemison became the first African American woman in space, 1992 ... read more »
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