today in black history

May 22, 2022

The U.S. Department of War established the Bureau of the Colored Troops in 1863, an effort to help the Union Army in the Civil War.

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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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