On this day 101-years ago, August 3, 1919, several days of racial violence targeting Black communities in Chicago, Illinois, came to an end after intervention by the state militia.
On August 2, 1900, North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment that required residents to pass a literacy test in order to register to vote. Under the provision, illiterate
June 13, 1967: today 53 years ago, Thurgood Marshall was appointed to the United States Supreme Court becoming the first Black U.S. Supreme Court justice. Thur
Juneteenth: A holiday celebrating today (June 19th) in 1865. A day when all enslaved Black people gained their freedom from bondage. Celebrations have typically included parades, b
Riot, Mobile, Ala., after a Black mass meeting. One Black and one white were killed. Knights of White Camelia, a paramilitary white supremacist organization, founded in Louisiana.