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Today in Black History: Second Confiscation Act

Congress passed the Second Confiscation Act on this date in 1862. This Act was designed to free the slaves from all rebels. Congress also authorized the President to accept Blacks into military service. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Don’t Know Much About History, Anniversary Edition: Everything You Need to Know About American History

 
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Today in Black History: Violette A. Johnson

Violette A. Johnson, the first Black woman to argue before the Supreme Court, was born on this date in 1882. She began a private practice after graduation–the first African-American woman to practice law in the U.S. District Court Eastern Division. From 1922 to 1923, she served as the first female city prosecutor in Chicago. After

 
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Today in Black History: Maggie Lena Walker

July 15Maggie Lena Walker, business and civic leader, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date in 1867. Walker was the nation’s first woman bank president of any race to charter a bank in the United States. Walker founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, VA, in 1903.     Click Here to purchase

 
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