This Day in Black History Oct. 9

Scientist and mathematician Benjamin Banneker died on Oct. 9, 1806. Source: This Day in Black History: Oct. 9, 1806 | This Day in Black History

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Today In Black History

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke was the first Black woman elected to Congress from California as well as the first member of the House of Representatives to give

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This Day in Black History

Activist H. Rap Brown was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Source: This Day in Black History: Oct. 4, 1943 | This Day in Black History

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Frank Robinson’s debut as Cleveland Indians player-manager was historic

Frank Robinson’s first game as the first African-American manager in major league history wasn’t ordinary. Source: Frank Robinson’s debut as Cleveland Indians player-manager was historic

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