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Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future: Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
July 19, 2019
Whether it’s taking a stand for the Double V campaign during World War II; marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement; or fighting to have a voice in the White House in more recent times, NNPA’s board chairpersons’ responsibilities have historically gone far beyond any standard business definitions. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 19, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 19, 2019
On this day, July 19, 2005, LaVena Johnson died under mysterious circumstances while serving in the Army. Her death continues to be investigated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 18, 2019
On this day, July 18, 1973, Bridget Terry Long, Ph.D., Dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, was born in Baltimore. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 17, 2019
On this day, July 17, 2009, Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden became the 12th Administrator of NASA after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 16, 2019
On this day, July 16, 1991, the French government named Miles Davis a Knight in the Legion of Honor. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 15, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 15, 2019
On this day, July 15, 1867, businesswoman Maggie Walker, the first African American woman to charter and become president of a bank, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 14, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 14, 2019
On this day, July 14, 1955, the George Washington Carver National Monument, the first monument for an African American, was dedicated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 13, 2019
On this day, July 13, 2016, The Right Rev. Clement W. Fugh was named bishop of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church (Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean). ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 12, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 12, 2019
On this day, July 11, 1998, Historian and pioneer in the creation of Pan-African studies, John Henrik Clarke, passed away in Manhattan. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 11, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 11, 2019
On this day, July 11, 2000, Vashti Murphy McKenzie became the first female A.M.E. Bishop in the church’s 213-year history. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 10, 2019
On this day, July 10, 2000, Togo West Jr. served his final day as United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 9, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 9, 2019
On this day, July 9, 1964, Will Mercer Cook started his term as the United States Ambassador to Senegal. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 8, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 8, 2019
On this day, July 8, 2018, Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end to their 20-year conflict. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 7, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 7, 2019
On this day, July 7, 1986, Morehouse graduate and paralympic gold medal athlete Jerome Singleton was born in Greenwood, South Carolina. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 6, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 6, 2019
On this day, July 6, 1971, Henry Sampson invented the “gamma-electric cell,” which led to the cell phone. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at  ... ... read more »
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