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July 11: Vashti Murphy McKenzie became the first female A.M.E. Bishop in the church’s 213-year history, 2000
July 11, 2021
July 11: Vashti Murphy McKenzie became the first female A.M.E. Bishop in the church's 213-year history, 2000 ... read more »
May 25: Entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker passed away at her villa in New York, 1919
May 25, 2021
May 25: Entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker passed away at her villa in New York, 1919 ... read more »
May 16: Dr. William Barnes became the first African American Board Certified specialist, 1927
May 16, 2021
May 16: Dr. William Barnes became the first African American Board Certified specialist, 1927 ... read more »
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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 7: The first registered African American nurse, Mary Mahoney was born in Dorchester, MA, 1845
May 7, 2021
May 7: The first registered African American nurse, Mary Mahoney was born in Dorchester, MA, 1845 ... read more »
May 6: Producer and Emmy Award-winning actress, Lynn Whitfield was born in Baton Rouge, LA, 1953
May 6, 2021
May 6: Producer and Emmy Award-winning actress, Lynn Whitfield was born in Baton Rouge, LA, 1953 ... 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 »
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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March 28: SUNY-Brockport hosted its inaugural Fannie Barrier Williams event in honor of the famed activist, 2014
March 28, 2021
March 28: SUNY-Brockport hosted its inaugural Fannie Barrier Williams event in honor of the famed activist, 2014 ... read more »
March 27: Black Academy of Arts and Letters was founded in Boston, 1969
March 26, 2021
March 27: Black Academy of Arts and Letters was founded in Boston, 1969 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: March 25 – Brought to you by Black365.com
March 25, 2021
March 25: Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" was enshrined by the Library of Congress, 2020 ... read more »
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: March 10 – Brought to you by Black365.com
March 10, 2021
 After letting those around her know, “I go to prepare a place for you,” Harriet Tubman passed away at the age of 93, in 1913. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: March 9 – Brought to you by Black365.com
March 9, 2021
"Anna J. Cooper Circle" in D.C.'s LeDroit Park was named in honor of scholar Anna J. Cooper, 1983 ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: February 24 – Brought to you by Black365.com
February 24, 2021
President Barack Obama nominated Carla Hayden to serve as the Librarian of Congress, 2016. ... read more »
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