This Week in Black History 

February 23, 2021

February 23  WEB DuBois, author and historian, born 1868 

February 24  Bishop Daniel A Payne, reformer and educator of AME Church, born 1811

February 25  Hiram R. Revels, first Black US Senator, took oath of office, 1870

February 26  Cassius Clay changed his name to Muhammad Ali after converting to Islam, 1964

February 27  Charlotte Ray, first Black woman lawyer, graduated Howard University, 1872

February 28  Phillis Wheatly, poet, died 1784

 



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