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Black History Today - What Happened Today In Black History

Posted: (4 days ago) Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is a celebration of Black History. Celebrate Black History Today. Black History Today. Great Moments In Black History. Great Moments In Black History. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - March On Washington.

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December 3 | Black History Today

Posted: (6 days ago) December 3, 1847 – Frederick Douglass Publishes North Star. One of America’s greatest orators Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey) published the first issue of the North Star on December 3, 1847. The North Star was an anti-slavery publication. Douglass escaped from slavery to freedom on September, 3 1838.

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March 26 | Black History Today

Posted: (3 months ago) Bishop Richard Allen, the founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) died on March 26, 1831 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at age 71.

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March 11 | Black History Today

Posted: (5 days ago) March 11, 1926 – Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. was born on March 11, 1926 in Linden, Alabama. He was a Baptist minister, civil rights leader and an associate and close friend of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. They worked together in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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March 25 | Black History Today

Posted: (7 days ago) March 25, 1931 – Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Ida B. Wells-Barnett died on March 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois at age 68. Wells is noted as a civil rights leader, journalist, newspaper editor and suffragist.

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March 14 | Black History Today

Posted: (4 days ago) March 14, 1977 – Fannie Lou Hamer. Outspoken civil rights leader and veteran Mississippi voter rights worker, Fannie Lou Hamer died in Mound Bayou, Mississippi on March 14, 1977 at age 59.

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December 9 | Black History Today

Posted: (11 days ago) Although, it was in the later part of the twentieth century when Douglas Wilder was elected governor of Virginia in 1989, over 100 years earlier, P.B.S. Pinchback became the first African American Governor of any state when he assumed on December 9, 1872 a temporary term as Governor of Louisiana.

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April 1 | Black History Today

Posted: (18 days ago) Dr. Charles Drew died on April 1, 1950 at Alamance General Hospital in Burlington, North Carolina at age 45 after being involved in an automobile accident while travelling through the area. Dr. Charles Drew was born on June 3, 1904 in Washington, DC.

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February 26 | Black History Today

Posted: (4 days ago) The only African American in congress in 1883, James E. O’Hara was born a free man on February 26, 1857 in New York City to an Irish American father and West Indian mother.

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February 28 | Black History Today

Posted: (12 days ago) February 28, 1967 – Private First Class James Anderson, Jr. The first African American U.S. Marine to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, Private First Class James Anderson, Jr. died on February 28, 1967 during an unconscionable act of heroism.

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