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  • Thu, 2009-01-01

    This date is the seventh and last day of Kwanzaa. The name Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase "matunda ya kwanza," meaning "first fruits" or...

  • Tue, 2009-01-20

    *On this date in 2009 the first African American became president of the United States of America.

    The inauguration of Barack Obama as...

  • Thu, 2009-06-04

    *On this date in 2009 Connecticut formally apologized for its role and complicity in American Slavery.

    Late that night, as the 2009...

  • Fri, 2009-10-09

    *On this date in 2009, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama of the United States.

    This...

  • Sat, 2010-01-09

    *On this date in 2010 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized publicly for a racial remark he made in 2008. During the presidential campaign...

  • Tue, 2010-04-27

    *On this date in 2010, the only man to admit shooting Malcolm X was freed on parole, 45 years after he assassinated the civil rights leader.

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  • Wed, 2010-07-14

    *On this date in 2010, African soldiers from countries in France's former colonial empire marched in the annual Bastille Day military parade in...

  • Sun, 2010-09-12

    *On this date in 2010, The Commercial Appeal newspaper in Memphis published a story that African American photographer Ernest C. Withers, was...

  • Fri, 2010-11-05

    *On this date in 2010 the Black community in Oakland, California protested and verdict in the death of another black man by an Oakland police...

  • Wed, 2010-12-15

    *On this date in 2010, the George Washington House in Philadelphia opened to the public. This was the historic home of America’s first president...

  • Fri, 2011-05-20

    On this date in 2011, Freedom Riders who were attacked in Birmingham, Alabama...

  • Sun, 2011-06-26

    *On this date in 2011 a group of white teenagers killed a black man in Jackson Mississippi.

    49-year-old James Craig Anderson was run...

  • Mon, 2011-08-22

    *On this date in 2011, the nation's second-largest Indian tribe formally expelled from membership thousands of descendants of Black slaves who...

  • Fri, 2011-09-16

    *On this date in 2011, the official launch Santaco Airlines occurred. Santaco Airlines is South Africa's first fully black-owned airline....

  • Wed, 2011-09-21

    *On this date in 2011, a White supremacist gang member was executed for the infamous dragging death slaying of a Black man in 1998.

    James...

  • Thu, 2011-09-22

    *On this date in 2011, a racial incident happened in a National Hockey League game.

    The Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings played...

  • Sun, 2011-10-16

    *On this date in 2011, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was dedicated. It is located in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., southwest of...

  • Thu, 2011-12-22

    *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...

  • Sun, 2012-02-26

    *On this date in 2012, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida.

    Martin was a 17-year-old African...

  • Wed, 2012-04-11

    *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...