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Poem: “Time To Die” by Raymond G. Dandridge

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Raymond Garfield Dandridge was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1882 and died there on February 24, 1930. He finished elementary school and found work as a porter at the local YMCA while continuing to study for his High School Diploma at Hughes Center High School at night. He was an active young in sports until […]

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Betty Everett: Known for Recording the “Shoop Shoop Song” (It’s In His Kiss)

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

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 Bulls 108, Lakers 101: Today In 1991, Michael Jordan Led Chicago To Its 1st NBA Title

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Remember the scene on June 12, 1991, in the visitors’ lockerroom at the Great Western Forum? Jordan’s Bulls had just defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 to win the NBA Finals in five games, giving the 25-year-old franchise its first NBA title. As he sat in front of his dressing stall and clutched the championship […]

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Schooled by Youtube: Heads of Hate #41: George H. W. Bush

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

In a video posted on The Black History School, we learn more about “High moral principles”, is how Bush described the future of America in his inaugural speech. A few moments later, he also mentioned the need to fight crime, help women with their issues (unwanted pregnancy) and get people off government funded programs. What […]

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Judge Harry A. Cole: First Black to Serve on Maryland’s Highest Court

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Judge Harry A. Cole, the first black to serve on Maryland’s highest court and the first elected to the state Senate. Cole was born in Washington, D.C., Cole was one of five children. His father died while he was an infant and his mother moved the family back to Baltimore where she had grown up. […]

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Max Yergan: World Religious Leader & Consultant on African Affairs

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Max Yergan, world religious leader, educator, reformer, and consultant on African affairs, was born in Raleigh, the son of Lizzie Yergan and the grandson of Fred Yergan, a slave and apprentice carpenter. He attended St. Ambrose parish school and Shaw University, where he played football and was a member of the debating team until 1914. […]

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Before Rosa Parks, There was Charlotte L. Brown in 1863 San Francisco

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

A youthful Charlotte Brown was from a prominent African-American family in San Francisco, California when she refused a conductor’s demand that she remove herself from a streetcar because “colored persons were not allowed to ride.” This was on April 17, 1863, nearly a hundred years before Rosa Parks challenged public streetcar segregation in Montgomery, Alabama […]

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Black To The Future: Entire Graduating Class Accepted Into College At California All-Boys High School

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

For over 50 years, Verbum Dei School in Watts has been a safe haven and a launch pad for educational success. This year, every senior at the Jesuit all-boys high school has been accepted to college. “I want to be an orthopedic surgeon or an oral surgeon,” said Zachary Byrge, the salutatorian for Verbum Dei’s […]

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Dr. Frank Horne: Optometrist and Public Administrator

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Dr. Frank Horne, an optometrist and public administrator, is recognized for his significant contribution of poetry published during the Harlem Renaissance. Dr. Horne practiced optometry in New York and Chicago from 1922-1926. He then began teaching and later became dean and acting president of the Fort Valley Normal and Industrial School (later Fort Valley State […]

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Leon “Valentine” Hobbs: Founded the Sydney Miller Free Medical Clinic

Feb 01, 2021 10:44 am

Leon “Valentine” Hobbs was a Black Panther Party member and the founder of the Sydney Miller Free Medical Clinic. Hobbs was born in New York City and grew up in largely white Staten Island, where his father was stationed in the Navy.  Hobbs, following his father’s example, joined the military at age 17 in 1966— […]

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