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1979 - The first completely Black owned radio network in the world, "Mutual Black Netwo

The first completely Black owned radio network in the world, "Mutual Black Network" was purchased by Sheridan Broadcasting Corp.
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1970 - Racial Confrontation

One policeman killed and six wounded in racial confrontation between police and Black Panther activists in Philadelphia (8/29-8/31).
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1962 - Mal Goode becomes the first African American television news commentator when he

Mal Goode becomes the first African American television news commentator when he begins broadcasting on ABC.
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1958 - Musician, Michael Jackson was born, 1958

Musician, Michael Jackson was born, 1958
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1957 - Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the

Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, the first federal civil rights legislation since 1875. The bill established a civil rights commission and a civil rights division in the Justice Department. It also gave the Justice Department authority to seek injunctions against voting rights infractions.
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1924 - Dinah Washington, singer, born

Dinah Washington, singer, born
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1920 - Jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City, 1920

Jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker was born in Kansas City, 1920
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1894 - Sociologist ,E. Franklin Fraiser was born, 1894

Sociologist ,E. Franklin Fraiser was born, 1894
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