This Day in Black History





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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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  • 1912

    Dorothy Irene Height

    (March 24, 1912 - April 20, 2010)

    Height born in Richmond, Virginia, on this day, spent her entire life working for human and civil rights. Height with her family moved to Rankin, Pennsylvania. She graduated from New York University and Columbia University, with two degrees; a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in psychology.... continue reading
  • 1944 On this day, March 24, 1944, a fleet of P-51 Mustangs led by Col. Benjamin O. Davis, commander of the Tuskegee airmen, set out on the longest escort mission their crew would fly during World War II. Three Airmen shot down German jets just over Berlin, Germany that day. The entire, all-black,  unit earned the 332nd Fighter Group a distinguished Unit citation.
  • 2015

    BlackHistory-101 | Facts You Should Know

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