Today's Chronicle

  • Malcolm X killed

    *On this date in 1965, Black Nationalist Malcolm X was shot and killed. This happened at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, while he was preparing...

  • Electronic resistor patented

    *On this date in 1961, an African American man patented an electronic resistor. His name was Otis Boykin, a black electronic scientist, inventor...

  • John Lewis, a southern voice for truth

    *John Lewis was born on this date in 1940. He is an African American Lawyer, congressman and activist.

    Lewis is from Troy, Alabama and...