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Renaissance (Black) Man

On this day in 1976, actor, athlete and activist Paul Robeson dies from a stroke in Philadelphia, PA; he was 77. Born to a former…

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The Nation’s First From Old Dominion

On this day in 1990 Douglas Wilder becomes the first-ever African American elected governor of a US state, and the first governor of color in…

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The Birth of Motown

On January 13th, 1959, with an $800 loan from his family, 29-year-old Berry Gordy, Jr. founded Tamla Records; Motown was born and Detroit would make…

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The Freedom of Said Persons

On this day in 1863, President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves held in the Confederate States of America free. While this edict…

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Solidarity Forever

On this day in 1936, the Flint sit-down strike against General Motors commences at Fisher Body Plant No. 1. When the strike finally ended 44…

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Illegals Make Landfall at Plymouth. Film at 11.

On this day in 1620, the British ship Mayflower lays anchor near modern-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, and its passengers bravely prepare to break ground on their…

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