today in black history

March 29, 2017

Football great Emlen Tunnell, the first Black player inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame was born on this date in 1925 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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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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