today in black history

December 09, 2017

P.B.S. Pinchback becomes the nation's first Black governor on this date in 1872 in the state of Louisiana.

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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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