This Day in Black History





November is Native American Heritage Month!



prince-purple-rainOur History is important to us. It grounds who we are, defines our culture and unifies a unique people. The celebration and remembrance of our history reminds us of our excellence, heritage and power.
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Today’s Events & Notables are listed below:



  • 1863

    Gettysburg Address

    On this day in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. The speech was a dedication of a National Cemetery. During the Civil War, a war fought over slavery, Lincoln reminded the crowd that the soldiers that died "consecrated" the cemetery. Download a free copy
  • 1921

    Roy Campanella

    (November 19, 1921 – June 26, 1993); Campanella played for the Brooklyn Dodgers of Major League Baseball from 1948 until 1957. Born in Philadelphia, Roy played in the Negro Leagues during the 1930's. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. He in 1993 in Woodland Hills, California.
  • 2015

    BlackHistory 101 | Facts You Should Know

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The Motown - Quiz

10 Questions about Motown Record Corporation & Artists

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Thurgood Marshall Quiz

10 Questions about the Life and Times of the Great Thurgood Marshall

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