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Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1984 – Michael Jackson, entertainer wins 8 Grammys Musician and entertainer Michael Jackson wins eight Grammy Awards. His album, “Thriller”, broke all sales records to-date, and remains one of the top-grossing albums of all time.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1902 – Marian Anderson born 2/27/1902: On this day Marian Anderson, who will become a world-renowned opera singer and the first African American soloist to perform at hte White House , is born in Philadelphia, PA.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1902 – Marian Anderson born 2/27/1902: On this day Marian Anderson, who will become a world-renowned opera singer and the first African American soloist to perform at hte White House , is born in Philadelphia, PA.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1965 – Jimmie Lee Jackson dies Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, died of injuries reportedly inflicted by officers in Marion, Alabama.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1965 – Jimmie Lee Jackson dies Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, died of injuries reportedly inflicted by officers in Marion, Alabama.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1991 – First African American woman to die in combat in the Persian Gulf War Adrienne Mitchell, first African American woman to die in combat in the Persian Gulf War is killed in her military barracks in Dharan, Saudi […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1864 – First Black Woman to receive an M.D. 2/24/1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1995 – Melvin Franklin dies Bass Singer Melvin Franklin of The Temptations died of complications following a brain seizure in Los Angeles. He was 53.

Significant milestones have been etched into the fabric of Atlanta’s growth and development by members of Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church during its 168 year history. Prior to Emancipation, Slave Masters of the Methodist Episcopal Church provided a facility for our ancestors to worship at Bethel Tabernacle Church on the corner of Courtland and Jenkins Streets […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1989 – DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “ DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1927 – Sidney Poitier born On this day Sidney Poitier, who will be the first African American to win an Academy Award in a starring role, is born in Miami, Fl.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1965 – Malcolm X (39) assassinated in Audubon Ballroom at Malcolm X (39) assassinated in Audubon Ballroom at a rally of his organization. Three Blacks were later convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment.