Biggest Moments in Black History

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  • Wilberforce University
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Hiram Revels
  • P.B.S. Pinchback
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  • Harlem Renaissance
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Motown Records
  • Malcolm X
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Voting Rights Act
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  • Michael Jackson
  • Bill Cosby
  • Michael Jordan
  • Bill Clinton
  • Million Man March
  • Franklin Raines
  • Bob Johnson
  • Barack Obama

The Atlantic Slave Trade in America: 1528-1807

From the end of slavery to America's first Black president, BET.com counts down the the most influential moments in Black history.BET Staff

The importation of slaves is outlawed in the United States, ending the brutal and exploitive system that forcibly moved more than half a million slaves from Africa to the United States. 

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