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February 13: Black Love Day, 1993
February 13, 2022
Today marks the celebration of Black Love Day! ... read more »
February 12: Happy Birthday to the NAACP!
February 12, 2022
Happy Birthday to the The NAACP! ... read more »
February 11: Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson, 1969
February 11, 2022
Marsha "Pay It No Mind" Johnson was a leader of the gay liberation movement. ... read more »
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February 9: Madam CJ Walker, Self-Made Millionaire
February 9, 2022
A Self-Made Millionaire: Born on a plantation in Louisiana, Madam CJ Walker gained her success from inventing a line of hair care products for African Americans. ... read more »
February 8: William Wells Brown’s Novel, “Clotel”, 1853
February 8, 2022
Abolitionist and Scholar, William Wells Brown's first novel, "Clotel", otherwise known as "The President's Daughter", was the first novel to be published by an African American in 1853.  ... read more »
February 7: The Largest Group of Black People in the US Are Young Men
February 7, 2022
As of 2019, the largest group of black people in the United States are men between the ages of 10 and 14.  ... read more »
February 6: Grace Moore is the Youngest Composer for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
February 6, 2022
12-year-old Grace Moore is the youngest composer to ever write music for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.  ... read more »
February 5: Quil Lemons, 23, Making Strides in Photography
February 5, 2022
Quil Lemons, 23, is the youngest photographer to ever shoot a “Vanity Fair” cover. ... read more »
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February 4: Shirley Chisholm Elected to House of Representatives, 1968
February 4, 2022
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives in 1968. ... read more »
February 3: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion, 1831
February 3, 2022
In August 1831, Nathaniel "Nat" Turner began a slave rebellion, striking fear into white Southerners. ... read more »
February 2: Black Woman on the Rise – Actress, Nafessa Williams
February 2, 2022
Black Woman on the Rise: Actress, Nafessa Williams, plays first lesbian super hero on the CW show, “Black Lightning”. ... read more »
February 1: Black History Month started as “National Negro Week”, 1926
February 1, 2022
Black History Month started as “National Negro Week”, created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. ... read more »
Rose Bowl Hall of Fame to Add 3 Inductees at Pasadena Luncheon
December 30, 2021
Former USC running back Anthony Davis, ex-Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and All-American Michigan defensive standout Ron Simpkins will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame today. The trio will be formally inducted during a ceremony and luncheon outside the Rose Bowl stadium, just two days before the 108th Rose Bowl Game. ... read more »
Aaron, Elder Overcame Hate to Achieve Records, Milestones
December 28, 2021
Henry Aaron made history with one swing of his bat. A year later and on the other side of Georgia, Lee Elder made history with one swing of his driver. They both overcame racist threats to reach milestones that will always be part of sports lore. ``Hammerin' Hank'' supplanted Babe Ruth at the top of baseball's all-time home run list and Elder became the first Black golfer to play in the Masters. ... read more »
COVID-19 in UCLA Football Program Forces Cancellation of Holiday Bowl
December 28, 2021
Just hours before kickoff, the SDCCU Holiday Bowl between UCLA and North Carolina State at San Diego's Petco Park was abruptly canceled today due to COVID-19 issues within the Bruins football program. ... read more »
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