This Day in Black History: February 9th

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On this day in Black history…

1. 1995 – Bernard Harris, African-American astronaut, takes space walk.

2. 1971 – Baseball Hall of Fame inducts Leroy “Satchel” Paige.

3. 1952 – Author Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man wins the National Book Award.

4. 1944 –  Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia.

5. 1906 – Death of Paul Laurence Dunbar (33), Dayton, Ohio

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