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

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/