*On this date in 2011, a white man was convicted of burning down a black church. He motive was to condemn Barack Obama's election as America's...
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*On this date in 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida.
Martin was a 17-year-old African...
*On this date in 2012, the first Black student was appointed as Commander of the Texas A&M Cadets. This is nearly a half-century after...
*On this date in 2012, an international court trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor ended.
Judges in Amsterdam at the...
*On this date in 2012, a DNA study in the Journal of Genetic Genealogy was released.
It found genetic evidence shows that the families...
*On this date in 2012, a rare original copy of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation sold at a New York auction for more than $2...
*On this date in 2012 Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II received the nation's...
*On this date in 2012, 16-year-old Gabrielle Douglas of the United States became the first African American to win the gold medal in the Artistic...
*On this date in 2013, two African American professional baseball players (brothers) hit consecutive home runs to tie and win their game a first...
On this date from 600 A.D. The Registry celebrates the Shona people of Africa. Located in Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique, their tribal language...
*The birth of Septimius Severus in 145 A.D. is celebrated on this date. He was a North African General and Ruler of the Roman Empire.
*On this date in 2013, Georgia’s Wilcox County High School held their first integrated prom, open to students of all races.
*On this date in 2013, Jason Collins, African American professional basketball player announced that he is Homosexual. Collins said, “I’m a 34-...
*On this date in 2013, President Barack Obama signed legislation to award Congress’ highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama...
*On this date in 2013 a Sanford, Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin....
*Black Lives Matter (BLM) was founded on this date in 2013. It is an international activist movement, originating in the African American...
Aesop, an ancient and famous Black storyteller, was born on this day around 620 BC. Aesop is known for his stories, which are called "Aesop's...
*On this date in 2014, New York City agreed to a $40 million settlement with five men who were falsely convicted in the vicious rape and beating...
*On this date in 2014, The National Basketball Players Association elected the first Black woman to lead a major North American sports league...
*On this date in 2014, the first Black Republican woman was elected to Congress in U.S. history.
Utah Voters sent Mia Love, the former...
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