Malcolm X, Muslim, Black Nationalist, and founder of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU), was assassinated on this date in 1965.
Sydney Poitier, actor and "Academy Award" winner for his performance in Lilies of the Field, was born in Miami, FL, on this date in 1924.
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February 16 Beyoncé's new HBO documentary, "Life Is But A Dream" will air. Beyoncé tells while she is yet curious and scared for the special to air she is also ready for people to see her human side. Mrs. Carter opens up to a press conference about how she hopes ...
Toni Morrison, writer and the first Black woman to be awarded the "Nobel Prize in Literature," was born in Lorian, OH, on this date in 1931. Morrison received the "Pulitzer Prize" for her book, Beloved, in 1988.
James Nathaniel Brown, 63, Pro Football Hall of Fame Fullback, Born February 17, 1936 in St. Simons Island, GA, Michael Jeffrey Jordon, Basketball player, former minor league baseball player, Born New York, New York, February 17, 1963.
Wilt Chamberlain, basketball legend, became the first NBA player to score 30,000 points on this date in 1972. Chamberlain accomplished this feat in only 941 games. Also… Joe Frazier knocked out Jimmy Ellis in New York City to become the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion on this date in 1970.
Nat King Cole, singer, pianist, and entertainer, died in Santa Monica, CA, on this date in 1965. "Unforgettable," "Mona Lisa," and "Sentimental Reasons" were some of his most popular songs.
Morehouse College was founded in Atlanta, GA, as Augusta Institute on this date in 1867. Also… Mammie Smith became the first Black woman to make a record on this date in 1920. Smith recorded "You Can't Keep a Good Man Down" and "This Thing Called Love