today in black history

July 31, 2014

Civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr., who led the National Urban League for 11 years, was born on this date in 1921 in Lincoln Ridge, KY.

National Black History Museum

POSTED: February 23, 2012, 12:00 am

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the official groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture that will be located on the Mall in Washington, DC.





Source: The White House

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