This Day in Black History: February 23rd

On this day in Black history... 1. 1995 - Melvin Franklin dies Bass Singer Melvin Franklin of The Temptations died of complications following a brain seizure in Los Angeles. He was 53. 2. 1979 - Frank E. Peterson Jr. named the first Black general in the Marine Corps. 3. 1965 - Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan …

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