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  • Fri, 2013-04-26

    *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.

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  • Sat, 2013-04-27

    *On this date in 2013, Georgia’s Wilcox County High School held their first integrated prom, open to students of all races.

    This was...

  • Mon, 2013-04-29

    *On this date in 2013, Jason Collins, African American professional basketball player announced that he is Homosexual. Collins said, “I’m a 34-...

  • Fri, 2013-05-24

    *On this date in 2013, President Barack Obama signed legislation to award Congress’ highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama...

  • Sat, 2013-07-13

    *On this date in 2013 a Sanford, Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed Black teenager Trayvon Martin....

  • Sat, 2013-07-13

    *Black Lives Matter (BLM) was founded on this date in 2013. It is an international activist movement, originating in the African American...

  • Mon, 2013-10-28

    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...

  • Fri, 2014-06-20

    *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...

  • Mon, 2014-07-28

    *On this date in 2014, The National Basketball Players Association elected the first Black woman to lead a major North American sports league...

  • Tue, 2014-11-04

    *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...

  • Wed, 2015-01-28

    *On this date in 2015, the convictions of nine South Carolina Black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter in 1961 were overturned....

  • Sun, 2015-03-08

    *On this date in 2015, white student members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity from the University of Oklahoma were caught performing a racist...

  • Sat, 2015-04-04

    *On this date in 2015 an American White police officer killed another unarmed Black man.

    Walter Scott, a Black forklift operator was shot...

  • Wed, 2015-06-17

    *On this date in 2015, a white man attending a bible study at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina shot nine African Americans...

  • Fri, 2016-01-29

    *On this date in 2016, A United Nations working group visiting the United States walks away "extremely concerned about the human rights situation...

  • Mon, 2016-06-06

    *This date celebrates the beginning of Ramadan 2015. Because of this, the Registry looks briefly at Islam and African-America.

    Though...

  • Sat, 2016-08-13

    *On this date in 2016, the Bud Billiken parade will take place in Chicago. It is the largest African American Parade in the United States.

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  • Sat, 2016-09-24

    *The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opened on this date in 2016.

    The museum's building, designed by...

  • Mon, 2017-02-13

    *This date from 1995, observes National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID). Inspired by the Million Man March, it was created to...

  • Wed, 2017-04-26

    *On this date in 2017, Gift Ngoepe of the Pittsburgh Pirates, promoted to the major leagues from Indianapolis became the first Black African born...