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Today Wednesday, May 24th 2017 in Black History

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(D. 1997 age 79)

A Black History moment on Wednesday, May 24th 2017

John Brown and a band of abolitionist settlers killed five pro-slavery settlers north of Pottawatomie Creek in Franklin County, Kansas. The episode which became known as "The Pottawatomie Massacre"...

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Today's Black History Quote

"If the house is to be set in order, one cannot begin with the present; he must begin with the past."

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