today in black history

April 19, 2018

Black students take over Willard Straight Hall on the campus of Cornell University to protest racism at the school on this date in 1969.

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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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