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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.
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.
The Wilmington insurrection of 1898, also known as the Wilmington massacre of 1898 or the Wilmington Coup of 1898, occurred in Wilmington, North Carolina, on…

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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)