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Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1. 1996 – J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union address. 2. 1986 – A stamp […]

  Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1997 – First 24-Hour Black Movie Channel BET Holdings and Encore Media Corp. launch BET Movie/Starz the first 24 hour Black Movie channel. 2. 1997 – Black Facts Online Goes Live! Black Facts Online, the premiere spot for […]

Lola Jones, 5, recreated images of Maya Angelou, Madam C. J. Walker, Rosa Parks, and other notable black women for Black History Month.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1965 – Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Santa Monica, California.

Here is a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1892 – The first African American performers The first African American performers, the World’s Fair Colored Opera Company, appear at Carnegie Hall.

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1992 – Alex Haley, renowned author, dies American biographer, scriptwriter, author who became famous with the publication of the novel ROOTS, which traces his ancestry back to Africa and covers seven American generations as they are taken slaves to […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Andey Rooney suspended for racist comments Andy Rooney, a CBS “60 Minutes” commentator, received a 90-day suspension from work because of racist remarks about African Americans attributed to him by Chris Bull, a New York-based reporter for […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1974 – Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 – Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1974 – Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 – Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1993 – Arthur Ashe dies Tennis player Arthur Ashe dies. Ashe was the first African American to win at Wimbledon. 2. 1972 – Robert Lewis Douglas founder and coach of the Rens Robert Lewis Douglas founder and coach of […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1993 – Arthur Ashe dies Tennis player Arthur Ashe dies. Ashe was the first African American to win at Wimbledon. 2. 1972 – Robert Lewis Douglas founder and coach of the Rens Robert Lewis Douglas founder and coach of […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1968 – National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (the Kerner Commission) said white racism was the fundamental cause of the riots in American cities. The commission said America was “moving toward two societies, […]