Selected Black Facts for March 28Selected Black Facts for March 289EC8DCF6-C843-4bb9-8B62-F3B27057CBE1Copyright © 1997-2009 Blackfacts.com2015-03-28T00:00:00-04:00http://www.blackfacts.com/images/Blackfacts-Logo.pngCommuniversal RSS Generator820http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/40623581-b6a0-4613-8299-cfd50dfe65e9Benjamin Mays, President of Morehouse College2015-03-28T14:19:52ZBenjamin Mays, President of Morehouse College, dies.
Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/c0315260-f2d5-45a9-a499-54cc6a38f951Two surviving Soledad Brothers2015-03-28T14:19:52ZTwo surviving Soledad Brothers, Fleeta Dumgo and John Cluchette, acquitted by an all-white jury of charges that they killed a white guard at Soledad Prison in 1970. Third Soledad Brother, George Jackson, was killed in August, 1971, in alleged escape attempt.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/5b02b729-3f2b-4ea5-9dee-10a94b23332aInterruption of Protest March2015-03-28T14:19:52ZRace riot in Memphis, Tenn. interrupted protest march led by Martin Luther King Jr. in support of striking sanitation workers. National Guard called up.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/c5a9e377-41fc-4c70-a78e-7c650f845044Bill Russell named head coach of the Boston Celtic2015-03-28T14:19:52ZBill Russell named head coach of the Boston Celtics, becoming the first African American to coach an NBA team.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/e92feaa2-b7c4-41b3-9b81-73185e3af39eTrack star Ronnie Ray Smith born2015-03-28T14:19:52ZTrack and Field athlete Ronnie Ray Smith born in Los Angeles.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/0a92f39d-1add-4a0c-ae45-8b5074f45a53Poet Countee Cullen wins Phi Beta Kappa award.2015-03-28T14:19:52ZPoet
University.Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/5999e4c3-cc4c-4d78-be15-4c4aee7ee6b2Ed Wilson, award winning sculptor, born2015-03-28T14:19:52ZEd Wilson, award winning sculptor,bornCopyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.comhttp://www.blackfacts.com/fact/d352e3ee-d6ab-4271-9914-c78729d1d39fBritish ask for Ashanti Golden Stool2015-03-28T14:19:52ZOne inspiration of liberation can be seen in Queen Yaa Asantewa of the Ashanti. Ironically enough the Ashanti are included
among those African societies who participated in the slave trade. Though they did
not prosper as greatly as groups like the Dahomey, they did manage to keep their
power due to the traffic in hu...Copyright © 1997-2011 Blackfacts.com