This Day In Black History: August 26

NASA mathematician, Katherine Goble Johnson was born. Her efforts helped guide America’s manned spacecraft. Source: https://thewright.org/index.php/explore/educational-resources/2013-11-28-11-27-37/today-in-black-history-8262013

This Day In Black History: August 24

Distinguished lawyer and judge Edith Sampson became first Black delegate appointed to the United Nations. Source: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2012/08/24/this-day-in-black-history-aug-24-1950.html

This Day In Black History: August 19

NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at Katz Drug Store lunch counter in Oklahoma City. Source: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2012/08/19/this-day-in-black-history-august-19-1958.html

This Day In Black History: August 18

James Meredith, the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi, graduates with a degree in political science. Source: https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meredith-graduates-from-ole-miss