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This Day in History: October 18th

Five Things To Know About The Icon Chuck Berry Entertainer and musician Chuck Berry transcended generations and captured audiences by putting his listeners’ amusement above...

This Day in History: October 17th

Physician and astronaut, Mae Carol Jemison, was born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. In 1992, Jemison made history when she became the...

This Day in History: October 16th

On October 16, 1859, abolitionist John Brown, and more than 15 men led an insurrection in Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. Lewis Washington and John...

This Day in History: October 15th

William Hastie Nominated To U.S. Court of Appeals Attorney, politician and federal judge William H. Hastie served the U.S. Judicial System for more than 20...

Did You Know That Three R&B Singers Were Born on This Day?

This Day In History: October 15th What do Eric Benét, Ginuwine and Keyshia Cole all have in common? Aside from their popularity and vocal talents,...

This Day in History: October 13th

Inventor Garrett Morgan patented a respiratory device that would later serve as the blueprint for World War I gas masks also known as a...

Did You Know Comedian and Activist Dick Gregory Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: October 12th From growing up in poverty to becoming a trailblazing comedian and activist, Dick Gregory spent more than five decades...

This Day in History: October 9th

Uganda gained its independence on October 9, 1962. Prior to independence, it was an established British protectorate since 1894 that was put together by...

This Day in History: October 8th

The First African Woman To Receive The Nobel Peace Prize Renowned Kenyan scholar and activist, Wangari Maathai made history on October 8, 2004, when...

This Day in History: October 7th

“The Negroes are a colorful race. They call for an art as colorful as it can be made,” Sargent Claude Johnson in a 1935...

Did You Know Activist Fannie Lou Hamer Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: October 6 From humble beginnings to a leading voice in the battle for equality, activist Fannie Lou Townsend Hamer helped to...

This Day in History: October 5th

Five Things To Know About The Great Bernie Mac Actor and comedian Bernie Mac grew up in a large family on the south side of...

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