This Day In Black History: September 10

Alabama schools were desegregated when a group of twenty black students were escorted into a white school. Source: https://blackhistory.today/september-10

This Day In Black History: September 9

Otis Redding, songwriter and record producer, was born Source: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2012/09/09/this-day-in-black-history-september-9-1941.html

This Day In Black History: September 8

Althea Gibson became the first African-American woman to win a US national tennis championship. Source: https://blackthen.com/%E2%80%8Bseptember-8-1957-althea-gibson-makes-tennis-history/

This Day In Black History: September 6

Golden Globe-winning actor, Idris Elba was born. Source: http://www.blackfacts.com/fact/elba-idrissa-akuna-idris-1972

This Day In Black History: September 4

The Little Rock Nine are blockaded from entering their private school in Arkansas by Governor Orval Faubus. Source: https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/central-high-school-integration

This Day In Black History: September 2

Billy Preston, “The Fifth Beatle” was born.  Source: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2014/09/02/this-day-in-black-history-sept-2-1946.html

This Day In Black History: September 1

Hall of fame basketball player, Guy William Rodgers, was born. Source: https://thewright.org/index.php/explore/educational-resources/2013-11-28-11-27-37/today-in-black-history-912014