Today in Black History- April 17

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1) Black Fact #1= On this date in 1990, Rev. Ralph David Abernathy noted civil rights activist and aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. passed away. He was also instrumental in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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2) Black Fact #2= On this date in 1990, Noted playwright August Wilson won a second Pulitzer Prize for drama with his play “The Piano Lesson”

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Peace and Blessings from Dathistoryguy!

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