Today's Chronicle

  • Aboriginal rights protested in Sydney

    On this date in 2000 in Sydney, Australia, more than 200,000 demonstrators marched to support a campaign for social justice for Aborigines,...

  • Betty Shabazz, keeping faith amid tragedy

    This date marks the birth of Betty Shabazz in 1936. She was an African American administrator and the wife of Malcolm X.

    Betty Sanders...

  • James Patterson Jr. born

    *On this date in 1935 James Patterson, Jr. was born. He was an African American lawyer and minister.

    James Oglethorpe “J. O.” Patterson...