On March 14, 1977, Fannie Lou Hamer died at the age of 59 from breast cancer.
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Breonna Taylor is killed during a botched police raid in Louisville
On March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor was killed during a botched police raid in Louisville, Kentucky.
Charlie Parker dies at the age of 34
On March 12, 1955, Charlie Parker died at the age of 34.
Bobby McFerrin is born in New York
On March 11, 1950, Bobby McFerrin was born in New York.
Daisy Lampkin dies at the age of 81
On March 10, 1965, Daisy Lampkin died at the age of 81.
Floyd B. McKissick Sr. is born
On March 9, 1922, Floyd B. McKissick Sr. was born.
Billy “Mr. B” Eckstine dies at the age of 78
On March 8, 1993, Billy “Mr. B” Eckstine died at the age of 78 in 1993.
Sultana Karim | Licensed Counselor and Psychotherapist
Meet Sultana Karim. Sultana Karim is a licensed counselor, psychotherapist and the founder of Karim Counseling Services, PLLC.
Ray Charles receives a formal apology from the state of Georgia
On March 7, 1979, Ray Charles received a formal apology from the state of Georgia after being fined for not performing at a segregated club.
Ghana gains independence from Britain
On March 6, 1957, the Gold Coast, known today as Ghana, gained independence from Britain.