today in black history

July 13, 2020

New York City "Draft Riots" took place in 1863, when Irish mobs angry over being drafted killed hundreds of Blacks in a 4 day rampage.

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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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