In 1954, Charles C. Diggs is elected Michigan’s first African American congressman. Click the Image to find out more… Today’s Birthday Maxine Nightingale British R&B/Soul singer. Best known for her 1970s hit, “Right Back Where We Started From.” Click Here to Buy the Track
Rosa Parks, the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement”, was born in Tuskegee Alabama in 1913. Sojourner Truth (Isabella Baumfree), a preacher, abolitionist, and women’s rights advocate, was commemorated on a United States Postage Stamp in 1986.