Thursday, June 9, 2011

Today In Black History


1929*

R&B singer Johnny Ace was born John Marshall Alexander, Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. His major hits include "My Song" and "Pledging My Love.


1948*

Oliver W. Hill elected to Richmond, Va., City Council.


1989*

Congressman John Conyers D-Michigan announced a call for a reparations study.

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