Selected Black Facts for September 3Selected Black Facts for September 39EC8DCF6-C843-4bb9-8B62-F3B27057CBE1Copyright © 1997-2009 Blackfacts.com2014-09-03T00:00:00-04:00http://www.blackfacts.com/images/Blackfacts-Logo.pngCommuniversal RSS Generator1407http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/7f92fca8-c6d0-4f0f-910d-4a54d2aee0b7Jonathan A. Rodgers becomes president of CBS's television stations division, the2014-09-03T04:33:21ZJonathan A. Rodgers becomes president of CBS's television stations division, the highest ranking African American in network television. Rodgers had been general manager of WBBM-TV, CBS's Chicago Station
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/6228a8d0-af46-4b40-b4f9-0cdcbb85af8eRepresentatives from 27 African nations, the Caribbean nations, four South Ameri2014-09-03T04:33:21ZRepresentatives from 27 African nations, the Caribbean nations, four South American countries, Australia, and the U.S. meet in Atlanta for the first Congress of African People.
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/958e1cc1-eecf-45ac-a5ad-e9044bfc6725Lincoln Motion Picture Company owned by African Americans Noble Johnson and Clar2014-09-03T04:33:21ZLincoln Motion Picture Company owned by African Americans Noble Johnson and Clarence Brooks releases its first feature length film, A Man's Duty
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/66b7c38e-df38-4a48-a6fa-04c25ca23dd8Five soldiers hanged2014-09-03T04:33:21ZFive soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot of 1917.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/e3d6d925-10a1-4c9d-913a-87e5bdd6f969Charles Hamilton Houston was born on this day.2014-09-03T04:33:21ZCharles Hamilton Houston was born on this day.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/0feb3cad-8551-4186-93c5-badc79056f11John Stephens Durham2014-09-03T04:33:21ZJohn Stephens Durham, assistant editor of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, named minister to Haiti.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/3c2940bf-581f-4d69-9884-11e08a893adeHenry McNeal Turner delivers a speech before the Georgia legislature defending A2014-09-03T04:33:21ZHenry McNeal Turner delivers a speech before the Georgia legislature defending African Americans' rights to hold state office.
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/64c366ba-9eb5-4a49-b9da-e7deb1fe2bf3Lower house of Georgia legislature2014-09-03T04:33:21ZLower house of Georgia legislature, ruling that Blacks were ineligible to hold office, expelled twenty-eight representatives. Ten days later the senate expelled three Blacks. Congress refused to admit the state until the legislature seated the Black representatives.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/c3ace66c-9bd2-4db5-81cc-c9f8ddbdc915 Frederick Douglass Escapes2014-09-03T04:33:21ZFrederick Douglass, disguised as a sailor escapes from slaveryCopyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/68edf6b3-b678-4524-8fca-271c98b675ddRichard Allen, founder of the AME Church, purchases his freedom with his earning2014-09-03T04:33:21ZRichard Allen, founder of the AME Church, purchases his freedom with his earnings as a self-employed teamster.
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