This Day in Black History: February 9th

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 …

This Day in Black History: February 8th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1990 - Andy Rooney suspended for racist comments Andy Rooney, a CBS "60 Minutes" commentator, received a 90-day suspension from work because of racist remarks about African Americans attributed to him by Chris Bull, a New York-based reporter for "The Advocate," a bi-weekly national gay & lesbian news …

This Day in Black History: February 5th

  On this day in Black history... 1. 1990 - Columbia University graduate and Harvard University law student Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review. 2. 1962 - Suit seeking to bar Englewood, N.J., from maintaining "racial segregated" elementary schools filed in U.S. District Court. 3. 1958 - Clifton R. Wharton …