today in black history

September 29, 2020

Journalist Gwen Ifill, host of the PBS program "Washington Week," is born in 1955 in Queens, New York.

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POSTED: September 04, 2012, 9:30 pm

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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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