*Abraham Schadd was born on this date in 1801. He was a Black Abolitionist, Businessman, and Community Organizer He was one of Delaware's most...
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*The Savings Bank of the Grand Fountain United Order of the True Reformers (GFUOTR) was chartered by the Virginia legislature on this date in...
*The birth of Clifford Durr in 1899 is marked on this date. He was a White American lawyer.
Durr was born into a prominent patrician...
*George Suttles was born on this date in 1901. He was an African American baseball player in the Negro Leagues.
From Brockton, Louisiana...
*On this date in 1919, the Associated Negro Press (ANP), the first national news services for African Americans, was established.
*Frank E. Petersen, Jr. was born on this date in 1932. He is an African American Marine Corps pilot and officer (retired) and is a lecturer and...
*On this date in 1955, 15-year-old Black teenager Claudette Colvin was arrested for refusing to move out of her seat for a white woman on a...
*Mark Dean was born this date in 1957. He is an African American computer scientist.
From Jefferson City, Tennessee, Dean's grandfather...
*On this date in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain set a National Basketball Association (NBA) scoring record of 100 points. In the game, the Philadelphia...
*On This date in 2005, Jackie Robinson was posthumously awarded a Congressional Gold Medal. This happened more than half a century after he...
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