On December 21, 1959, Florence “Flo-Jo” Griffith-Joyner was born.
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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.
Civil rights activist Maggie Lena Walker dies
On December 15, 1934, Maggie Lena Walker died.
John Mercer Langston is born
On December 14, 1829, John Mercer Langston was born.
Activist Ella Baker dies
On December 13, 1986, Ella Josephine Baker died.
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is founded
On December 12, 1975, National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) was founded in Washington, D.C.