The Continental Congress approved President George Washington’s request to enlist Black soldiers in the Revolutionary War on this date in 1776. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Come All You Brave Soldiers: Blacks In The Revolutionary War” by Clinton Cox
OK. There are cute movies, there are good movies, there are very good movies, and there are Oscar-worthy movies. Sometimes, Oscar himself doesn’t seem to know the difference!
Jefferson Franklin Long (Georgia) took the oath of office as the second Black Congressman on this date in 1871. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Black Power : The Politics of Liberation” by Kwame Ture and Charles V. Hamilton