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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 »
Faith Community Sees Many Memorable Moments in 2016
December 28, 2016
Several memorable activities occurred in Los Angeles’ faith community during 2016. The following lists some of the news reported in the Sentinel Religion section. Notable News February 2 – ... read more »
USPS issues Bishop Richard Allen stamp
February 17, 2016
The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the Richard Allen stamp on February 2, bringing to a close a 12-year campaign to recognize the contributions of a man who helped shape American history. ... read more »
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