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Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1891 – Churn Invented A. C. Richardson, a black inventor, invented the churn, patent #466,470

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Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1857 – Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass elected President of Freedman Bank and Trust.   Click HERE for more details

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’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1946 – Gregory Hines, dancer born Entertainer and dancer Gregory Hines born

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 a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1909 – NAACP founded Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and strongest civil rights […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Nelson Mandela is released Nelson Mandela’s greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both […]

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   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 […]

Atlanta Life “If I thought that anything with which I was connected would always be small, I would not want to be in it.” Alonzo F. Herndon Over 100 years ago a former slave, Alonzo Franklin Herndon, founded what would become Atlanta Life Financial Group. A sharecropper from Social Circle, Ga., He parlayed his haircutting […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1952 – Invisible Man wins award Author Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man wins the National Book Award 1944 – 1944 Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia. 1944 Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia. 1906 – Death […]