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American Descendants of Slavery. Be proud of our heritage. We've got nothing to be ashamed of.

Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948–December 4, 1969) was an activist for the NAACP and the Black Panther Party. At age 21, Hampton was fatally shot alongside a fellow activist Mark Clark. during a law enforcement raid.

Simmons College of Kentucky hosted the Inaugural Conference for the American Descendants of Slavery.

October 4th & 5th, 2019.

 

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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)