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  • Tue, 1992-11-03

    On this date in 1992, Carol Mosely Braun, a Democrat from Illinois, became the first African-American woman elected to the United States Senate...

  • Sat, 1993-02-13

    *This date from 1993 celebrates Black Love Day (BLD) in America. BLD is the 3rd nationally, commemorated African American holiday wholyday....

  • Mon, 1993-06-28

    *On this date in1993, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Shaw v Reno. The Supreme Court's position in this case was a troubled compromise...

  • Fri, 1994-04-22

    On this date in 1994 a mass murder of Africans began in Rwanda. The slaughter occurred in the town of Kibye, Rwanda. The conflict was between...

  • Tue, 1994-04-26

    *On this date in 1994, South Africa held its first all-race elections. This historic moment effectively dissolved the last pieces of apartheid in...

  • Wed, 1994-06-01

    *On this date in 1994, South Africa rejoined the Commonwealth after an absence of 33 years. Their exclusion was based on international pressure...

  • Fri, 1994-06-17

    This date in 1994 marks the anniversary of O. J. Simpsons' most famous run.

    His audience was most of America, who followed on television...

  • Mon, 1995-10-16

    On this date in 1995, the Million-Man March was held in Washington D.C.

    Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam organized this...

  • Wed, 1996-04-03

    *On this date in 1996, Ron Brown died. The aircraft that was carrying then Secretary of Commerce Brown and thirty-four other passengers crashed...

  • Sat, 1997-08-09

    *On this date in 1997, Abner Louima was beaten. Louima, a Black Haitian immigrant was arrested and brutally attacked by four New York City police...

  • Fri, 1997-10-17

    On this date in 1997, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)called for a formal dictionary revision of the word “...

  • Sat, 1997-10-25

    *The Million Woman March occurred on this date in 1997. Black Women who networked on grassroots and global levels implemented it.

    Its...

  • Tue, 1998-03-31

    *On this date, in 1998, a Black man was sentenced for involvement in the Crown Heights riot. Lemrick Nelson Jr got 19 1/2 years in prison for his...

  • Sun, 1998-06-07

    On this date in 1998, a Black man was dragged to his death in Jasper, TX.

    Three white men with suspected ties to the Ku Klux Klan...

  • Thu, 1999-02-04

    *On this date in 1999, Amadou Diallo was killed by four New York City police officers from the NYPD Street Crime Unit.

    He was from the...

  • Mon, 1999-03-15

    *On this date in 1999, the first African American chess player attained the rank of International Grand Master.
    Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican...

  • Sun, 2000-05-28

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

  • Sat, 2000-12-16

    On this date in 2000, Colin Powell was appointed as United States Secretary of State. Accepting President-elect George W. Bush's nomination to be...

  • Sat, 2000-12-30

    On this date in 2000, an African-American sheriff was murdered in Dekalb County, Georgia. Derwin Brown was gunned down in the driveway of his...

  • Tue, 2001-05-01

    On this date in 2001, justice prevailed in the racial murder of four young girls in Alabama. A former Ku Klux Klan member was found guilty of...