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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 »
August Insights: Everywhere A Battleline; Every Day A Call To Struggle”
August 5, 2021
It is from the immeasurable depth, breadth and length of the sacred library of our history that Haji Malcolm X teaches and reminds us we are richly rewarded for all our research. ... read more »
Black History Makers: Pre-Civil War Activists
February 18, 2021
Crispus Attucks was born around the year 1723 in Framingham, Massachusetts. He managed to escape from bondage; and showed a skill for buying and trading goods, spending most of his time on trading ships and whaling vessels going in and out of Boston. On March 5, 1770, Attucks was the first significant casualty of the Boston Massacre—a deadly riot that began as a street brawl. Attucks is widely regarded as the first person killed in the bloody slaughter. The thing is, the moment inevitably resulted in American Revolution, which led to our nation’s independence. “First man to die for the flag we now hold high was a Black man,” said Stevie Wonder in the song “Black Man.” ... read more / view gallery »
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Black Fact of the Day: Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
November 11, 2020
Showing absolutely no emotion, Nat Turner was put to death by hanging after leading a successful revolution in VA, 1831. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 11 , 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 11, 2019
Showing absolutely no emotion, Nat Turner was put to death by hanging after leading a successful revolution in VA, 1831. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 10 , 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 10, 2019
Nat Turner confesses to being the leader of a revolution conducted by enslaved Africans, 1831. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 21, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 21, 2019
On this day, August 21, 1831, revolutionary Nat Turner led a two-day African revolt in Virginia, which resulted in the deaths of sixty Whites. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (August 17th – August 23rd)
August 25, 2017
Meredith graduated from UM the following year with a degree in political science amid the institutional and blatant racism he faced. ... read more / view gallery »
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