today in black history

April 07, 2020

Jazz and Blues vocalist Billie "Lady Day" Holiday was born on this date in 1915 in Philadelphia.

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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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