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Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

AfroPlex Media Jan 14, 2021 History

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most vis...

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

AfroPlex Media Jan 18, 2021 Arts & Culture

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and it means more than just the closure of government offices. Here’s what you need to know about the holiday. ...

How America's public schools keep kids in poverty

How America's public schools keep kids in poverty

AfroPlex Media Jan 11, 2021 Education

Why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Schools in low-income neighborhoods across the US, specifically in communities of color, lack r...

Black History Daily

January 18, 1858 - Daniel Hale Williams

January 18, 1858 - Daniel Hale Williams

AfroPlex Media Jan 18, 2021 Black History Daily

Dr. Daniel Hale Williams was one of the first physicians to perform open-heart surgery in the United States and founded a hospital with an interracial...

January 17, 1942 - Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.

January 17, 1942 - Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.

AfroPlex Media Jan 17, 2021 Black History Daily

Ali was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. His birth name was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. 

January 16, 1943 | General Marcelite Jordan Harris

January 16, 1943 | General Marcelite Jordan Harris

AfroPlex Media Jan 16, 2021 Black History Daily

Major General Marcelite Jordan Harris, the first Black woman to serve as a major general in the U.S. military, was laid to rest with full military hon...

January 15, 1929 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was born.

January 15, 1929 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was born.

AfroPlex Media Jan 14, 2021 Black History Daily

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most vis...

January 14, 1972 - Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

January 14, 1972 - Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the Su…

AfroPlex Media Jan 13, 2021 Black History Daily

President Lyndon B. Johnson appoints U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall to fill the seat of retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom ...

January 13, 1966 - First Black Cabinet Member Appointed

January 13, 1966 - First Black Cabinet Member Appointed

AfroPlex Media Jan 12, 2021 Black History Daily

Robert C. Weaver became the first black Cabinet member as he was appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by President Lyndon B. Johnson. ...

January 12, 1971 - The Congressional Black Caucus was organized

January 12, 1971 - The Congressional Black Caucus was organi…

AfroPlex Media Jan 11, 2021 Black History Daily

The Congressional Black Caucus was formed on Jan. 12, 1971 to represent the Black members of the United States Congress and to support programs and se...

January 11, 1870 - Reconstruction in Mississippi

January 11, 1870 - Reconstruction in Mississippi

AfroPlex Media Jan 10, 2021 Black History Daily

In 1870, as Mississippi sought readmission to representation in the U.S. Congress, the Republican Party firmly controlled both houses of Congress and ...

January 10, 1864 - George Washington Carver

January 10, 1864 - George Washington Carver

AfroPlex Media Jan 09, 2021 Black History Daily

George Washington Carver birthday is recognized by many as January 10, 1864, although the exact year of his birth may not be known.

January 9, 1935 - Earl Gilbert Graves, Sr.

January 9, 1935 - Earl Gilbert Graves, Sr.

AfroPlex Media Jan 08, 2021 Black History Daily

The founder of Black Enterprise Magazine, Earl G. Graves, Sr. was born on January 9, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.

Jane Matilda Bolin, LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007)

Jane Matilda Bolin, LL.B. (April 11, 1908 – January 8, 2007)

AfroPlex Media Jan 07, 2021 Black History Daily

Jane Matilda Bolin, the first African American Female Judge in the United States died on January 8, 2007 in Long Island City, Queens, New York at age ...

January 7, 1891 - January 27, 1960 - Zora Neale Hurston

January 7, 1891 - January 27, 1960 - Zora Neale Hurston

AfroPlex Media Jan 07, 2021 Black History Daily

Zora Neale Hurston was an American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South and publish...

January 6, 2005  - Edgar Ray Killen Arrested For Killing Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner

January 6, 2005 - Edgar Ray Killen Arrested For Killing Cha…

AfroPlex Media Jan 05, 2021 Black History Daily

Forty years after the killing of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner, Edgar Ray Killen became the first person charged with murder in their deaths. Edgar Ra...

January 5, 1943 - George Washington Carver

January 5, 1943 - George Washington Carver

AfroPlex Media Jan 04, 2021 Black History Daily

George Washington Carver died on January 5, 1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama. He was born into slavery around 1860 in Missouri. ...

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Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 1929 - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King was born.