There’s no need to lug around several, 1,000+ page reference books when you want to learn more about African-American History. Start with the “This Day In” series. This is the first book in a series of twelve to showcase the
people, places and events that have shaped the history of America and blacks in America. It is a quick reference of over 530 black facts, and it will continually be revised to include even more information. Those who purchase the eBook format of this book will be entitled to free, lifetime updates!
This is not just a reference for Black History Month. This book is perfect for recognizing African-American History all year long.
January 2: 1903 | When the U.S. Post Office in Indianola, MS, refused to accept its new, African-American post mistress, President Theodore Roosevelt shut it down.
January 5: 1943 | Aide to the Secretary of War William Henry Hastie tendered his resignation to protest against discrimination and segregation in the Armed Forces.
January 8: 1867 | Congress granted black men the right to vote in Washington, DC, even though Congress had to override President Andrew Johnson’s veto.
January 12: 1991 | The National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS) was founded.
January 15: 1941 | Yancey Williams, who was a student at Howard University, appeared in federal court to have a judge compel the Secretary of War and other government officials to consider his application to become a flying cadet in the Army Air Corps.
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