This Day in Black History: February 7th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1974 - Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 - Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become a critically comedian, hosting his self titled show on HBO. He will also bring to …

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This Day in Black History: February 6th

This day in Black history... 1. 1993 - Arthur Ashe dies Tennis player Arthur Ashe dies. Ashe was the first African American to win at Wimbledon. 2. 1961 -Jail-in movement started in Rock Hill, S.C., when students refused to pay fines and requested jail sentences. Students Nonviolent Coordinating Committee urged south-wide "Jail, No Bail" campaign. …

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 …