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Black Fact of the Day: Friday August 7, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
August 7, 2020
August 7: The first African American to receive a Nobel Peace Prize, Ralph J. Bunche, was born in Detroit, MI, 1904 ... read more »
Ethiopia’s reformist PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel peace prize
October 17, 2019
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to a dynamic young African leader whose sweeping reforms and surprising embrace of a bitter rival have been praised as an inspiration to the continent and a hopeful counterpoint to strongman movements far beyond it. ... read more »
Nobel Prize for Healing Rape Survivors in Midst of War
October 12, 2018
Known as the rape surgeon, Dr. Mukwege has helped care for more than 50,000 survivors of sexual violence even as he himself is at risk and attacks against women are on the upswing. ... read more »
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Mourning Kofi Annan, Remembering Ron Walters
September 6, 2018
Kofi Annan made his transition in August. The seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, he worked up from the lower ranks (starting at age 24) of the international organization, to serve as head of peacekeeping operations, and four years into his term as UN Secretary-General, earning the Nobel Peace Prize. ... read more »
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former Liberian President, Wins Coveted Leadership Prize
February 13, 2018
She is credited with restructuring the military which, like rebel groups, committed atrocities during the civil war, and had even once imprisoned her. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (October 12 – October 18)
October 28, 2017
Lerone Bennett, Jr. was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was a scholar, author and historian, known for his studies on race relations in the United States. ... read more / view gallery »
Liberian President Leaves A Mixed Legacy With ‘Fragile Gains’
October 11, 2017
At her final address to the U.N. General Assembly last month she summed up her legacy: “Liberia has remained stable, peaceful and secured”. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (Jan.15-Jan.21)
January 14, 2016
January 15 1929- Pastor, leader, activist and humanitarian Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King.   ... read more »
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