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Douglas Wilder Grandson of Slaves Becomes Governor

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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Benjamin Franklin – A Man of Many Talents

On this day in 1790, Benjamin Franklin, American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat, passes away from Pleurisy in his beloved Philadelphia….

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