Selected Black Facts for August 30Selected Black Facts for August 309EC8DCF6-C843-4bb9-8B62-F3B27057CBE1Copyright © 1997-2009 Blackfacts.com2015-08-30T00:00:00-04:00http://www.blackfacts.com/images/Blackfacts-Logo.pngCommuniversal RSS Generator210http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/b6fb5fc7-36b5-42a4-b24c-d6a0daedcf01Constance Baker Motley2015-08-31T00:29:38ZConstance Baker Motley confirmed as U.S. district judge and became the first Black woman on the federal bench.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/0cb042cc-d3e8-415d-b998-980be040d962White mob prevented enrollment of students2015-08-31T00:29:38ZWhite mob prevented enrollment of students at Mansfield High School, Mansfield, Texas.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/ba759cc5-6125-43eb-a372-81c90a00c3b6Carrie Saxton Perry2015-08-31T00:29:38ZCarrie Saxton Perry was born this day in Hartford, Connecticut. Perry was elected mayor of Hartford Connecticut in 1987.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/8f93d6a3-3eb2-42f4-953e-34cb88273d88Second Executive Director of the NAACP, Roy Wilkins was born, 1901 2015-08-31T00:29:38ZSecond Executive Director of the NAACP, Roy Wilkins was born, 1901Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/73cf0456-36c7-443b-a1f6-04618f4f5395Roy Wilkins was born on this day.2015-08-31T00:29:38ZRoy Wilkins was born on this day.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/59c0b1e9-c929-4c38-b58a-031b09649e7fW.S. Campbell patents improved animal trap2015-08-31T00:29:38ZCampbell, W. S.
Self-setting animal trap
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Patent No. 246,369Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/dce15907-bc61-40a7-8d4c-6eedd78539f9John C. Freemont2015-08-31T00:29:38ZJohn C. Fremont issued proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels. Lincoln revoked the proclamation.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/680bc577-0d5c-4970-a4fc-25a13b1b7f92Blacks participated in a national political2015-08-31T00:29:38ZBlacks participated in a national political convention for the first time at Liberty party convention in Buffalo. Samuel R. Ward led the convention in prayer; Henry Highland Garnet was a member of the nominating committee; and Charles R. Ray was one of the convention secretaries.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/06680aca-d20f-4113-983d-a3dbfaa022bbThe first African American magazine, Mirror of Freedom, begins publication in Ne2015-08-31T00:29:38ZThe first African American magazine, Mirror of Freedom, begins publication in New York City.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/61698b42-7571-4127-bc14-e89345b039c1Strom forced suspension of attack on Richmond, Va2015-08-31T00:29:38ZStrom forced suspension of attack on Richmond, Va., by Gabriel Prosser and some one thousand slaves. Conspiracy was betrayed by two slaves. Prosser and fifteen of his followers were hanged on October 7.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.com