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[*] posted on 4.15.2004 at 08:18 AM


April 15, 1964: Sidney Poitier becomes first black to win Academy Award for Best Actor for Lilies of the Field:)



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[*] posted on 4.16.2004 at 06:47 PM


WEEKEND FACTS

April 16, 1862: Slavery is abolished in DC (District of Columbia)
April 17, 1990: Ralph Abernathy, former President of
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, dies.


April 18, 1966: Bill Russell becomes the
first African American Coach in the NBA.

http://www.ci.new-bedford.ma.us/governmt/mayor/2001releases/RUSSELL1.jpg




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[*] posted on 4.19.2004 at 04:19 PM


April 19, 1947: Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American Major league baseball player

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April 20, 1894: Dr. Lloyd A. Hall, pioneering food chemist, was born



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[*] posted on 4.20.2004 at 04:26 PM


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[*] posted on 4.21.2004 at 04:38 PM


^^sure thing :)

April 21, 1966: Pfc. Milton L. Olive III is awarded posthumously the Medal of HOnor for valor in Vietnam. He also had a park named after him in his honor and for his hard work:)


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President Lyndon Johnson presents Medal of Honor, posthumously, to parents of
PFC Milton L. Olive, III for his act of gallantry in Vietnam

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April 22, 1922: Jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus is born.
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:) Learning something new everyday



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[*] posted on 4.23.2004 at 04:17 PM
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March 30, 1870: Fifteenth Amendment ratified, guaranteeing voting rights to blacks


....dont let their hard work go in vain


VOTE PEOPLE VOTE!

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African American "Right" to vote "Expires" in 2007.
Remeber when Ronald Ragan signed the bill "Extending" our right to vote back in the 80's?

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Quote:
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March 30, 1870: Fifteenth Amendment ratified, guaranteeing voting rights to blacks


....dont let their hard work go in vain


VOTE PEOPLE VOTE!

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Hotep NO$ent-K,

African American "Right" to vote "Expires" in 2007.
Remeber when Ronald Ragan signed the bill "Extending" our right to vote back in the 80's?

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Hi Temu :wave:

Yeah I read about that somewhere. I think it was in a Muslim newspaper called the Final Call. I'm not sure though. That's straight up bull though. We are definately gonna do something about it.




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smile.gif posted on 4.23.2004 at 04:57 PM


Weekend Facts:

*Something for Women's History Month*
April 23, 1872: Charlotte E. Ray is the first black woman admitted to the District of Columbia Bar (for become a lawyer).

*sorry. I couldn't find a picture of her*

April 24, 1944: United Negro College Fund founded by Tuskegee President Frederick D. Patterson and Mary McCleod Bethune.
http://www.ge.com/foundation/images/uncf.jpg

April 25, 1918: Ella Fitzgerald, "First Lady of Song," is born
http://www.ellafitzgerald.com/images/pic.jpg
http://www.ellafitzgerald.com/images/photos/ella_3.jpg






......have a nice weekend everyone!

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April 26, 1888: Sarah Boone patents the ironing board


http://inventors.about.com/library/graphics/boone2.gif



also, April 26, 1939: Barbara Acholes born (R.I.P Grandma)




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April 27, 1950: South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races.

.....not weird, but true. To keep tribes original.



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April 28, 1966: OCAM is formed (Common Afro-Mauritian Organization )

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