On March 6, 1957, the Gold Coast, known today as Ghana, gained independence from Britain.
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Laurence Fishburne | Famous Actor, Director, Executive Producer
Laurence John Fishburne III was born on July 30, 1961 in Augusta, Georgia. He is a famous actor, director, executive producer and writer.
Today in History | Garrett Morgan died | First Black Man to Own A Car in Cleveland, Ohio | Famous Inventor
Did you know? Garrett Morgan was an inventor, who patented an improved sewing machine, a hair strengthening product, a breathing mask and a traffic signal. He was also the first black man in Cleveland, Ohio to own a car.
Today in History | July 21 | The First Black Daily Newspaper The New Orleans Tribune
The New Orleans Tribune, the first black daily newspaper, was published on July 21, 1864. Created by Charles Louise Roudanez.The Tribune touched on key issues that affected black people and communities, by advocating for causes like civil rights, public education, and fair wages.
Today In History | July 19 | First Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848
July 19th In 1848 the Women’s Rights Convention was held at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, New York from July 19 to July 20 to address women’s suffrage. The convention was organized by five women: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Mary M’Clintock, Martha Coffin Wright and Jane Hunt. The Five Organizers The five organizersContinue reading “Today In History | July 19 | First Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848”