On December 25, 1971, Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. founded PUSH (People United to Save Humanity).
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Film producer and director Lee Daniels is born
On December 24, 1959, Lee Daniels was born.
Madam C.J. Walker is born
On December 23, 1867, Madam C.J. Walker was born.
Jean-Michel Basquiat is born
On December 22, 1960, Jean-Michel Basquiat was born.
Florence “Flo-Jo” Griffith-Joyner is born
On December 21, 1959, Florence “Flo-Jo” Griffith-Joyner was born.
Max Robinson tragically passes away
On December 20, 1988, Max Robinson tragically passed away at the age of 49.
Carter G. Woodson is born
On December 19, 1875, influential historian Carter G. Woodson was born.
DMX is born
On December 18, 1970, Earl Simmons, known as DMX, was born in Mount Vernon, New York.
Condoleezza Rice is named as the first female National Security Advisor
On December 17, 2000, Condoleezza Rice was named as the first female National Security Advisor
Historian Charles L. Blockson is born
On December 16, 1933, historian and writer Charles L. Blockson was born in Pennsylvania.