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  • Sat, 2002-03-30

    *On this date in 2002, two Black coaches in the NCAA’s Final Four competed against one another for the first time. Indiana University coach Mike...

  • Mon, 2002-04-08

    *On this date in 2002, Susan-Lori Parks won a Pulitzer Prize for Topdog/Underdog her play on Broadway at the Ambassador Theater.

    She was...

  • Sun, 2002-04-14

    On this date in 2002, Tiger Woods won his third master golf tournament. The best players in the world, or a toughened up Augusta National course...

  • Fri, 2002-04-19

    On this date in 2002, the first Black man won the scoring title in the National Hockey League.

    Jerome Iginla of the Calgary Flames took...

  • Tue, 2002-05-07

    African Slavery in the 21st century is the subject of this date's Registry. Yes, slavery of black Africans still continues. Currently, Arab-...

  • Wed, 2002-05-15

    On this date in 2002, the last of the bomb killers of four Black children in Alabama was convicted.

    Closing the books on the deadliest...

  • Wed, 2002-05-15

    On this date in 2002, President George W. Bush signed the No FEAR Act.

    The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and...

  • Mon, 2002-07-01

    On this date in 2002, the Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Association staged a “prayer vigil and sit in.”

    Black farmers from Georgia...

  • Fri, 2002-07-05

    *On this date from 2002, the Registry celebrates Africville, Nova Scotia.

    This was Canada’s oldest Black settlement (dating back to the...

  • Sun, 2002-07-07

    On this date in 2002, police brutality continued towards young Black men.

    A white Inglewood, California, police officer, Jeremy Morse,...

  • Sat, 2002-07-20

    On this date in 2002, the first Black president of the Alabama state bar association was installed.

    Fred Gray, Sr., who defended Rosa...

  • Sat, 2002-07-20

    On this date in 2002, the surviving members of the all-Black 1955 Cannon Street YMCA Little League all-star team were honored.

    The...

  • Sun, 2002-07-21

    On this date in 2002, the first issue of The Liberator Magazine was published. This is an African American internet and print publication....

  • Sat, 2002-08-17

    *On this date in 2002, hundreds of Blacks rallied in front of the nation’s capitol to demand slavery reparations, saying that compensation is...

  • Mon, 2002-09-16

    *On this date in 2002, a Consecration Ceremony for the Key West African cemetery took place. This occasion marked another chapter of closure in...

  • Sat, 2002-09-21

    *On this date in 2002, the first African American woman to chair the Association of Community Colleges Trustees was elected.

    Brenda...

  • Mon, 2002-09-23

    *On this date we look at the history of Black and Jewish relations in America. Since the time of slavery, blacks and Jews have in a range of ways...

  • Mon, 2002-11-25

    On this date in 2002, The National Football League's Baltimore Ravens formally named Ozzie Newsome as their general manager (GM) and executive...

  • Thu, 2002-11-28

    On this date's Registry, we discuss Sickle cell anemia. Although it is not a leading cause of death, sickle cell in the United States (and...

  • Mon, 2002-12-16

    On this date in 2002 hate crimes continued against Blacks in Minnesota.

    A racist message was spray-painted on a wall outside the...