This Day in Black History: February 24th

  On this day in Black history... 1. 1966 - Kwame Nkrumah ousted in military coup Elected leader and first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah, ousted in military coup while he is away on a peace mission to Vietnam. 2. 1940 - Heavy weight boxer Jimmy Ellis born Former world heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis …

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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 …