Selected Black Facts for July 23Selected Black Facts for July 239EC8DCF6-C843-4bb9-8B62-F3B27057CBE1Copyright © 1997-2009 Blackfacts.com2014-07-23T00:00:00-04:00http://www.blackfacts.com/images/Blackfacts-Logo.pngCommuniversal RSS Generator983http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/ed9d0378-aba9-41e3-b4b7-01cfc37e3788Vanessa Williams2014-07-23T11:37:16ZVanessa Williams relinquishes her Miss America crown. She is replaced by Suzette Charles, the first runner-up.
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/ada4e82f-c323-44f7-b908-7f42a27df344Race riot in Cleveland2014-07-23T11:37:16ZRace riot, Cleveland. Eleven persons, including three policemen, were killed and National Guard was mobilized. Riot was sparked by alleged ambush of police detail by Black radicals.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/6511955a-9918-424b-8a9d-0ef55724ed55Out of Control riots2014-07-23T11:37:16ZForty-three persons killed in rebellion in Detroit. Federal troops were called out for the first time since the Detroit riot of 1943 to quell the largest racial rebellion in a U.S. city in the twentieth century. More than two thousand persons were injured and some five thousand were arrested. Police reported 1, 442 f...Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/45c42275-d3dd-4525-a389-45670f7ec75dJackie Robinson inducted into Hall of Fame2014-07-23T11:37:16ZBaseball great Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/94b6908e-94fc-45a4-bf37-ccbfee0cfe69Progressive party convention2014-07-23T11:37:16ZProgressive party convention, meeting in Philadelphia, nominated Henry Wallace for President. New Party made major effort to attract Blacks. Approximately 150 Black delegates and alternates attended the convention. The keynote speaker was Charles P. Howard, and attorney, publisher and former Republican from Des Moine...Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/1d1ae03b-8eb7-4066-ba3e-eb7eb0c8a4ffPhysician, Louis Tompkins Wright was born, 19242014-07-23T11:37:16ZPhysician, Louis Tompkins Wright was born, 1924Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/c2b6e788-83c3-4271-85e6-207e438d46fcPan-African Congress met in London2014-07-23T11:37:16ZPan-African Congress met in London. Among the leaders of the Congress were H. Sylvester Williams, a West Indian Lawyer with a London practice, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Bishop Alexander Walters.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/c3a316a8-9227-4f15-9a34-1fa2ca61efd214th Amendment validates citizenship2014-07-23T11:37:16Z14th Amendment validates citizenship for African Americans
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