today in black history

March 26, 2017

Black abolitionist and businessman George DeBaptiste was born on this date in 1815 in Virginia.

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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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