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Booker Taliaferro Washington (Booker T. Washington)was born on this day.
Apr 5, 1856
Booker Taliaferro Washington (Booker T. Washington)was born on this day in Hale's Ford, Virginia.
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Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar (1823-1915)
(1865) James Lynch, “Colored Men Standing in the Way of their Own Race”
Jackson, Maynard, Jr. (1938-2003)
Augustus Nathaniel Lushington
John McWhorter, “Celebrate the Triumph of Ordinary Black Americans”
(1867) John Sella Martin, A Speech Before the Paris Antislavery Conference
Juanita Jewel Shanks Craft (1902-1985) and the Long Civil Rights Movement in Texas
Ida B. Wells and Her Anti-Lynching Campaign
Theodore Bikel - Birthday
Anna Julia Cooper - Birthday
Marcellus Alexander and NAB - Securing A Diverse Representation in Broadcasting
What Comes Naturally: The Loving v. Virginia Case in Historical Perspective - Death
Charles Rangel defeated Adam Clayton Powell
Paine College [Augusta] (1882- )
Evans, Melvin Herbert (1917–1984)
Troops were mobilized to put down Chicago riot
Riot prevented Paul Robeson form singing
Birthday of musician, Sisqo.
Negro History week originated by Carter G.Woodson is observed for the first tim
Track star Ronnie Ray Smith born
Blues singer Willlie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton, born
Dr. Walter Massey
DePriest, Oscar (1871-1951) - Birthday
Catt, Carrie Chapman
Gwendolyn Brooks, poet, first Black awarded a Pulitzer Prize (poetry) in 1950.
Veteran Executive, Eglon E. Simons Announced As President And Chief Executive Officer Of The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications
Washington DC Facts
Charles Drew, born
Million Man March
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