today in black history

June 19, 2018

Today marks the Juneteenth Freedom Day celebration in recognition of the notification of Texans in 1865 that slavery had been abolished.

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POSTED: March 29, 2012, 12:00 am

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the historic 1972 Gary, Indiana national Black political convention that set the stage for the presidential campaigns of Shirley Chisholm, Rev. Jesse Jackson and the eventual election of Barack Obama to the presidency.





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