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This Day in History: August 11th

Author Alex Haley Was Born With works such as Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, journalist and...

This Day in History, August 11th

On August 11, 1965, more than 30,000 people in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood began rioting after the arrest of a young African American motorist....

This Day in History, August 7th

Ralph Johnson Bunche, Nobel Prize winner, scholar and activist was born August 7, 1904, in Detroit, Michigan. His father worked in a barbershop that...

This Day in History, August 8th

Matthew Alexander Henson, one of the first men to reach the North Pole, was born August 8, 1866. Henson was born on a farm...

This Day in History: August 6th

Jamaica Declares Independence From the food to the music, the cultural influence of Jamaica is undeniable. The Caribbean...

This Day in History, August 5th

Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in West Africa and formerly known as Upper Volta, became independent on August 5, 1960. The country, which is...

This Day in History: August 3rd

Edward Blyden, Father of Pan-Africanism, Was Born Before Marcus Garvey, there was Edward Blyden, who is considered to...

This Day in History, August 3rd

The Republic of Niger, one of the largest inland countries in West Africa, gained its independence on August 3, 1960 from France. Before France colonized...

This Day in History, August 2nd

Best-selling author and activist, James Arthur Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924, in Harlem, New York. His eloquence and passion on race relations...

This Day in History, August 1st

On August 1, 1834, slavery was abolished in Trinidad and Tobago. It was announced that the end of slavery would roll out as slaves...

This Day in History: August 1st

Educator and Civil Rights Activist Benjamin Mays Was Born The spiritual mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,...

This Day in History: July 31st

Civil Rights Leader, Whitney Young Jr., Was Born Civil rights leader, presidential advisor and former head of the National...

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This Day in History: August 11th

Author Alex Haley Was Born With works such as Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, journalist and...

This Day in History, August 11th

On August 11, 1965, more than 30,000 people in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood began rioting after the arrest of a young African American motorist....

This Day in History, August 10th

Anna Julia Cooper, educator, educator, the fourth Black American woman to earn a PhD (in history from the Sorbonne in 1924) and author of A...

Financial Wellness Specialist Eugenie George Shares “Money Stories”

Do you need to heal and move past your money story? In this episode, Angela E. Matthews speaks with Eugenie George, financial...

This Day in History, August 7th

Ralph Johnson Bunche, Nobel Prize winner, scholar and activist was born August 7, 1904, in Detroit, Michigan. His father worked in a barbershop that...
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