The birth of El Yanga in circa 1545 is celebrated on this date. He was an African abolitionist and a leader of a slave rebellion in Mexico during...
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Henry Plummer, a Black soldier and chaplain, was born on this date in 1844.
Henry Vinton Plummer was born a slave at Three Sisters...
On this date we remember Reconstruction, the historic period that began during and after the American Civil War.
One of the most...
The Scout Oath: "On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; To help other people at all times...
On this date, we mark the birth of Whitney M. Young, Jr. in 1921, an African American educator and activist.
Young was born in Lincoln...
Deval L. Patrick was born on this date in 1956. He is an African American businessman, lawyer, and politician and the first Black governor of...
On this date in 1981, Attorney Arnette R. Hubbard was installed as the first woman president of the National Bar Association (NBA).
On this date in 2005, a Black teenager, was murdered in England with an ax in a hate crime.
Anthony Walker, 18, was waiting for a bus...
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