February 24, 1922
The home of Frederick Douglass made a national shrine.
February 25, 1853
First Black YMCA organized in Washington, D.C.
February 26, 1965
Civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson died after being shot by state police in Marion, AL.
February 27, 1988
Debi Thomas becomes first Black to win an Olympic medal in figure skating.
February 28, 1984
Michael Jackson wins eight Grammy awards.
March 1, 1994
Leonard S. Coleman, Jr., elected president of the National Baseball League.
March 2, 1867
U.S. Congress enacts charter to establish Howard University.