• 07.14_Denmark Vesey's Foiled Revolt

    18 JUL. 2023 · #OTD The largest slave uprising, planned by Denmark Vesey, was scheduled to be carried out in Charleston, South Carolina.
    1m 3s
  • 07.13_NYC Riots To Protest Draft Legislation

    18 JUL. 2023 · #OTD Several days of rioting began in New York City to protest the draft during the Civil War.
  • 07.12_Jamie Jones_Actress Beah Richards

    18 JUL. 2023 · #OTD Emmy Award winning actress Beah Richards was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Recording artist Jamie Jones celebrates her life and legacy.
    1m 12s
  • 07.11_Brandon Larkins_Writer Olaudah Equiano

    18 JUL. 2023 · #OTD Author and abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, who wrote about his experience as a slave and journey from Africa through the middle passage, purchased his freedom. Actor Brandon Larkins narrates.
  • 07.17_Baseball Player Toni "Tomboy" Stone

    18 JUL. 2023 · Today we celebrate Toni "Tomboy" Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball, as part of the Negro Leagues
  • 07.10_Hall of Fame Outfielder Andre Dawson

    18 JUL. 2023 · Radio host Tyrone DuBose celebrates hall of fame outfielder Andre Dawson
    1m 8s
  • 06.16_Newark, NJ Mayor Kenneth Gibson

    16 JUN. 2023 · #OTD Democratic politician Kenneth Gibson was elected the 36th mayor of Newark, New Jersey and the first African American to lead the city.
    1m 7s
  • 06.15_Brian White_Activist Vernon Jordan, Jr.

    15 JUN. 2023 · #OTD Lawyer and activist Vernon E. Jordan was appointed executive director of the National Urban League. Actor Brian White shines a spotlight on his legacy.
    1m 22s
  • 06.14_Edwin Hodge_Pitcher Don Newcombe

    14 JUN. 2023 · #OTD Pitcher Don Newcombe, winner of Rookie of the Year, MVP and a Cy Young Award, the first pitcher to win that combo of accolades in a career, was born in Madison, New Jersey. Actor Edwin Hodge narrates.
    1m 7s
  • 03.02_Howard University

    2 MAR. 2023 · #OTD in 1867, Howard University was established in Washington, DC.
    1m 30s
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