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Today in Black History: Celebrating two Birthdays!

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall born in 1908

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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Politician and civil rights activist Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., born in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1944 Powell was elected as a Democrat to the House of Representatives, representing the 22nd congressional district, which included Harlem. He was the first Black Congressman from New York, and the first from any Northern state other than Illinois.

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