Today in Black History – Louis Armstrong recording released

Louis Armstrong recorded the first of Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings that influenced the direction of jazz. Louis Armstrong influenced direction of jazz

Today in Black History – Granville T Woods puts patents the electric railway in 1891

Granville T Woods puts patents the electric railway, 1891   Source: Blackfacts.com – Granville T Woods puts patents the electric railway, 1891

This Day In Black History: September 16

Blues singer and musician B.B. King was born. Source: https://newsone.com/758275/today-in-black-history-september-16/

This Day In Black History: September 15

Four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after

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This Day In Black History: September 13

Rapper Tupac Shakur died of gunshot wounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. Source: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2013/09/13/this-day-in-black-history-sept-13-1996.html

This Day In Black History: September 12

Olympic gold medalist, James “Jesse Cleveland Owens was born in Lawrence County, Alabama. Source: http://blackhistorydaily.com/black_history/jesse_owens.html

This Day In Black History: September 11

Actress and singer Taraji P. Henson was born in Washington, DC. Source: https://thewright.org/index.php/explore/educational-resources/2013-11-28-11-27-37/today-in-black-history-9112014