today in black history

April 04, 2020

Human rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis in 1968.

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POSTED: March 29, 2012, 12:00 am

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the historic 1972 Gary, Indiana national Black political convention that set the stage for the presidential campaigns of Shirley Chisholm, Rev. Jesse Jackson and the eventual election of Barack Obama to the presidency.





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