This Day in Black History: February 16th

  On this day in Black history... 1. 1970 - Joe Frazier knocked out Jimmy Ellis in the second round of their New York fight and became the world heavyweight boxing champion. 2. 1970 - Joe Frazier becomes world heavyweight boxing champion. 3. 1957 - Actor Levar Burton was born in Landsthul, Germany. Burton won fame for his …

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This Day in Black History: February 10th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1992 - Alex Haley, renowned author, dies American biographer, scriptwriter, author who became famous with the publication of the novel ROOTS, which traces his ancestry back to Africa and covers seven American generations as they are taken slaves to the United States. The book was adapted to television …