On This Day in Black History

February 17, 2015

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February 17, 1963: Michael Jeffrey Jordon, 36, Basketball player, former minor league baseball player, and sports icon was born 1891; A. C. Richardson, a black inventor, invented the churn, patent #466,470 1997; Virginia House of Delegates votes unanimously to retire the state song, "Carry me back to old virginia" , a tune which glorifies slavery… Read More

On This Day In Black History

February 4, 2015

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  Check here all month for “fast facts” in celebration of Black History Month. On This Day In Black History…   February 4, 1913: Rosa Parks (born Rosa Louise McCauley) was born on this day in Tuskegee, Alabam 1996;  J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union address 1794;  France abolishes slavery. The… Read More

On This Day In Black History

February 2, 2015

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  Check here all month for “fast facts” in celebration of Black History Month. On This Day In Black History…   February 2, 1948; President Truman sent Congress a special message urging adoption of a civil rights program, including a fair employment practices commission and anti-lynching and anti-poll tax measures.  1897; Alfred L. Cralle invented the ice cram scooper, patent… Read More

On This Day; June 9th

June 9, 2014

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We all love history right? Check out some of these random events that happened on this day; June 9th 224 years ago. . . In 1790, the FIRST BOOK was copyrighted in the U.S. . . . John Barry's "Philadelphia Spelling Book". 80 years ago. . . In 1934, DONALD DUCK made his debut in… Read More