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Did You Know The Colfax Massacre Took Place on This Day?

This Day In History: April 13th When referencing acts of violence perpetrated on African-Americans during the Reconstruction Era, the Colfax Massacre comes to the mind...

This Day in History: April 10th

Aliko Dangote, was born April 10, 1957 in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. He is the wealthiest man from the Global Majority in the world worth...

Did You Know Reformer and Activist Johnnie Tillmon-Blackston Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: April 10th Johnnie Tillmon-Blackston grew up in a family of sharecroppers but managed to become a leading welfare activist and reformer....

This Day in History: April 9th

Activist and Performer, Paul Robeson, Was Born Actor and activist, Paul Robeson was born in Princeton, New Jersey, April 9, 1898, to a formerly enslaved...

This Day in History: April 8th

Diplomat and Nobel Prize Winner, Kofi Annan, Was Born Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kofi Annan was born in Kumasi, Ghana, on April 8, 1938. Annan...

Did You Know Canada’s First Black Doctor Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: April 7th Anderson Ruffin Abbott was an esteemed physician and educator who was born on April 7, 1837. Abbott was born...

This Day in History: April 5th

Influential Educator, Booker T. Washington, Was Born Educator and writer, Booker T. Washington, was born in bondage on April 5, 1856. He was enslaved in...

This Day in History: April 4th

Renowned Poet and Civil Rights Activist, Maya Angelou, Was Born Acclaimed poet, author and civil rights activist, Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928,...

Did You Know Comedian Eddie Murphy Was Born On This Day?

This Day In History: April 3rd From performing stand-up routines at local clubs to becoming one of the highest-earning comedians in the genre, Eddie Murphy...

Did You Know Author and Abolitionist, Olaudah Equiano, Died on This Day?

This Day In History: March 31st Imagine being a young pre-teenaged child that is ripped away from your home with no explanation or promise of...

This Day in History: March 30th

Time Travel Scientist, Dr. Ronald Mallett, Was Born Time travel is possible and scientist Ronald Mallett is close to figuring it out. He became interested...

Did You Know Sculptor Edward Wilson Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: March 28th Sculptor and teacher, Edward Wilson, was born on March 28, 1925, in Baltimore, Maryland. The award-winning artist worked with...

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