This Week In Black History

December 30, 2021

December 30, 1842
Congressman Josiah Walls born.

December 31, 1930
Odetta, blues and folk singer, born.

January 1, 1863
President Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation

January 2, 1965
Martin Luther King, Jr. calls for non-violent protests if Alabama Blacks are not allowed to register and vote.

January 3, 1624
William Tucker first African American child born in America.

January 4, 1971
Congressional Black Caucus formed.

January 5, 1943
George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist, died.

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