26 June-Today's All facts
1959 - Prince Edward County abandons school system

Prince Edward County, Virginia, Board of Supervisors abandoned school system to prevent integration.

1938 - James Weldon Johnson dies in automobile accident.

James Weldon Johnson  dies of injuries received in an automobile accident near his summer home in Wiscosset, Maine.

1934 - W. E. B. DuBois resigns from NAACP.

W. E. B. DuBois resigns from his position at the NAACP in a disagreement over policy and racial strategy.