today in black history

May 28, 2016

Educator and health advocate Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, was born on this date in 1936 in Detroit, Michigan.

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POSTED: September 04, 2012, 9:30 pm

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In 1964 Mississippi resident Fannie Lou Hamer addresses the Democratic National Convention credentials committee in Atlantic City, New Jersey and demands voting rights for African-Americans.





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