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This Day in Black History: Jan. 16, 1865
Before the 13th amendment deemed slavery unconstitutional, freed Blacks living near the coasts of S...


This Day in Black History: March 2, 1867
Howard University is chartered in Washington, D.C., on March 2, 1867....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 15, 1894
On Nov. 15, 1894, the Freedmen’s Hospital School of Nursing was founded for African–Americans by Bl...


This Day in Black History: Dec. 30, 1842
Josiah T. Walls, Florida's first African-American Congress member, was born....


Cherokees Still Refuse to Restore Benefits to Blacks
Chief of the Cherokee Nation announced Wednesday that the tribe will not be pressured to restore be...