On this date in 1892, Irene M. Gaines was born. She was an African American civil rights reformer devoted to her race, especially Black women and...
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Louis L. Redding, prominent African American lawyer and civil rights pioneer, was born on this date in 1901.
Born in Alexandria, VA,...
The birth of Bill Spiller, an African American golfer, in 1913 is remembered on this date.
Born in Tishomingo, OK, Spiller moved to Tulsa...
Emmett W. Chappelle, an African-American scientist, was born on this date in 1925.
He was born in Phoenix, AZ. In 1950, he received a...
On this date in 1983, President Ronald Reagan ordered U. S. Marines and Army Rangers to invade Grenada.
Citing a takeover of the...
*The Million Woman March occurred on this date in 1997. Black Women who networked on grassroots and global levels implemented it.
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