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On February 26, 2012, Trayvon Martin, an African American teen walking home from a trip to a convenience store, is fatally shot by George Zimmerman,…
Black Panther Party Founder Huey P. Newton born. An illiterate high-school graduate, Newton taught himself how to read before attending Merritt College in Oakland and…
On February 10, 1964, the United States House of Representatives passed The Civil Rights Act of 1964 after 70 days of debate.
Harvey Gantt becomes the first African American to enter Clemson College in South Carolina, the last state to hold out against integration.
Tunis Campbell was one of the most successful black politicians in the Reconstruction Era. Born the eighth of 10 children to free black parents, John…
Congresswoman Barbara Jordan died on January 17, 1996 in Austin, Texas at age 59.
Credit:By Jamie Aten, Kent Annan | It’s more important than ever for evangelicals to recognize the dangers associated with mistaking our fear for faith —…
Source: Deutsche Welle | Africans are responding to the chaos at the US Capitol with irony, sarcasm and humor. #Trump started trending on Twitter in…
Mass Incarceration, Visualized From The Atlantic In this animated interview, the sociologist Bruce Western explains the current inevitability of prison for certain demographics of young…
In his October 2016 cover story for The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families.
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1860 - Abraham Lincoln, “Cooper Union Address”

February 27, 1897 - Marian Anderson, the first Black American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, was born.

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (1858 - 1964)

The race riot in Columbia, Tennessee, from February 25 to 28, 1946

February 26, 2012 - Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen was stalked and murdered by an anti-Black racist

February 25, 1842 - Charles Lenox Remond became one of the first Black persons to give testimony before a state legislature

Hiram Rhodes Revels (Feb 25, 1870 – January 16, 1901)

Katherine Johnson passed away on February 24, 2020

Rebecca Lee Crumpler, born Rebecca Davis (February 8, 1831 – March 9, 1895)