Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1991 – First African American woman to die in combat in the Persian Gulf War Adrienne Mitchell, first African American woman to die in combat in the Persian Gulf War is killed in her military barracks in Dharan, Saudi […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1864 – First Black Woman to receive an M.D. 2/24/1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1995 – Melvin Franklin dies Bass Singer Melvin Franklin of The Temptations died of complications following a brain seizure in Los Angeles. He was 53.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1989 – DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “ DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince win the first rap Grammy for the hit single “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1927 – Sidney Poitier born On this day Sidney Poitier, who will be the first African American to win an Academy Award in a starring role, is born in Miami, Fl.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1965 – Malcolm X (39) assassinated in Audubon Ballroom at Malcolm X (39) assassinated in Audubon Ballroom at a rally of his organization. Three Blacks were later convicted of the crime and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1942 – Tuskegee Airmen initiated The Army Air Corps’ all African American 100th Pursuit Squadron, later designated a fighter squadron, was activated at Tuskegee Institute. The squadron served honorably in England and in other regions of the European continent during […]

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1867 – Morehouse Predecessor Founded An institution was founded at Augusta, Georgia which was later to become Morehouse College, following its relocation to Atlanta. Morehouse College is one of the most prestigious black colleges in the nation.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1891 – Churn Invented A. C. Richardson, a black inventor, invented the churn, patent #466,470

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1857 – Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass elected President of Freedman Bank and Trust.   Click HERE for more details

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1946 – Gregory Hines, dancer born Entertainer and dancer Gregory Hines born

Here’s a¬†key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1909 – NAACP founded Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and strongest civil rights […]