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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 24: Coleman Young, the first Black mayor of Detroit, was born in Tuscaloosa, AL, 1918
May 24, 2021
May 24: Coleman Young, the first Black mayor of Detroit, was born in Tuscaloosa, AL, 1918 ... read more »
May 23: Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born, 1954
May 23, 2021
May 23: Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born, 1954 ... read more »
May 18: An untitled Jean-Michel Basquiat work was sold for $110.5m, becoming the most expensive American painting ever, 2017
May 18, 2021
May 18: An untitled Jean-Michel Basquiat work was sold for $110.5m, becoming the most expensive American painting ever, 2017 ... read more »
May 17: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that public education can not be segregated on the basis of race, 1954
May 17, 2021
May 17: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruled that public education can not be segregated on the basis of race, 1954 ... read more »
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May 15: Sigma Pi Phi, the first African American Greek-lettered organization, was formed in Philadelphia, PA, 1904
May 15, 2021
May 15: Sigma Pi Phi, the first African American Greek-lettered organization, was formed in Philadelphia, PA, 1904 ... read more »
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 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 »
May 8: Inventor Matthew A. Cherry received a patent for the tricycle, 1888
May 8, 2021
May 8: Inventor Matthew A. Cherry received a patent for the tricycle, 1888 ... 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 »
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