Black History Today: April 16

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Black Fact #1= Today in 1862, The District of Columbia abolished Slavery.

Black Fact #2= Today in 1947, Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was born. His birth name was Lewis Alcindor, Jr.  and he was born in New York City.

Black Fact #3= Today in 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. authored his famed ” Letters from a Birmingham Jail” while he was imprisoned for demonstrating.

Peace and blessings from Dathistoryguy!

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