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  • 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.

    ...
  • 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...

  • Fri, 2017-05-19

    *On this date in 2017 the last of four confederate monuments in New Orleans were removed from public view in the crescent city.

    Crews in...

  • Fri, 2017-05-26

    *On this date in 2017, two white men were killed and another injured on a public light rail transit after they intervened when another white man...

  • Sat, 2017-08-12

    *On this date in 2017, a Neo-Nazi sympathizer in Charlottesville, VA murdered a white activist.

    Heather D. Heyer died when she was run...

  • Mon, 2018-01-15

    *In honor of Martin Luther King Day which was first celebrated in 1986, we have the text of his speech I have a Dream. The Martin Luther King Day...

  • Fri, 2018-02-16

    *On this first day of the 2018 Chinese New Year, we affirm and briefly explore the African Kunlun Servants in ancient China.

    African...