1972 - The National Black MBA Assciation is incorporated.
1963 - Medgar W. Evers assissinated.
1904 - Negro Baseball League player, William Hendrick "Bill" Foster was born.
1991 - Michael Jordan leads Chicago to 1st NBA Title
1967 - Virginia's inter-racial marriage deemed unconstitutional
1967 - Race riot in Cincinnati, Ohio
1963 - Demonstrations for housing, school and jobs
1886 - Ex-slave Amanda Eubanks left millions in will
1876 - The first known monument erected by African Americans in Philadelphia's Fairmont park
1840 - The World's Anti-Slavery Convention
The National Black MBA Assciation is incorporated.
Medgar W. Evers , NAACP field secretary in Mississippi, assassinated in front of his Jackson home by a segregationist.
ON this date in 1904, Negro Baseball League player, William Hendrick “Bill” Foster was born. was an American left-handed pitcher in baseball’s Negro leagues in the 1920s and 1930s, and had a career record of 143-69. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996.
ON this day in 1991, Michael Jordan lead Chicago Bulls in win over L.A. Lakers in five games to capture his first NBA Championship.
On this day in 1967, U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Virginia law banning inter-racial marriage was unconstitutional.
On this day in 1967, a Race riot occurred in Cincinnati, Ohio. Three hundred persons were arrested, and the National Guard was mobilized.
On this day in 1963, Civil rights groups demonstrated at Harlem construction sites to Protest discrimination in building trades unions. Demonstrations and marches were held in metropolitan areas in June, July and August to dramatize discontent over housing, school and job discrimination.
IN this day in 1886, the Georgia State Supreme Court sustained the will of the late David Dickson, thus making Amanda Eubanks, the daughter of a slave and her owner, one of the wealthiest black women in nineteenth-century America. Dickson, a former slaveholder, willed more than half a million dollars to Eubanks.
The first known monument erected by African Americans to honor one of our heroes is dedicated to Richard Allen in Philadelphia’s Fairmont park.
On this day in 1840, the World’s Anti-Slavery Convention convenes in London, England.