today in black history

May 26, 2015

Althea Gibson became the first Black to win a major tennis championship on this date in 1956, winning the French Open.

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POSTED: March 06, 2009, 12:00 am

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released February’s jobless numbers; 651,000 jobs were lost last month and the nation’s unemployment rate hit 8.1 percent. Black unemployment now stands at 13.4 percent and Black teenage unemployment is at 38.8 percent. Follow NorthStarNews.com for complete details later this morning.

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