This Day in Black History: February 18th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1973 - Palmer Hayden, Harlem Renaissance artist, dies. 2. 1931 - Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford) was born on this day in Lorain, Ohio. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel Beloved. 4. 1896 - H. Grenon patents razor stropping device Grenon, H. Razor Stropping Device Feb. …

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This Day in Black History: February 14th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1946 - Entertainer and dancer Gregory Hines born 2. 1936 - National Negro Congress organized at Chicago National Negro Congress organized at Chicago meeting attended by 817 delegates representing more than 500 organizations. Asa Phillip Randolph of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was elected president of the new …