Wednesday, 27 November 2013 17:09
During this Thanksgiving season, there are many things to consider . . .
As you consider these articles, know that we, here at The Journal, wish you a happy Thanksgiving.
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11/28/1868: William Henry Lewis, All-American football center & graduate of Harvard University Law School, born. Read More.
11/29/1944: Vivian Thomas, surgical tech, develops surgical technique to correct congenital heart defect for "blue babies" first performed under his supervision.
11/29/1955: Alice Childress, first African American woman to receive Obie Award.
11/30/1924: Shirley Chisholm, teacher, administrator, politician, first black woman elected to Congress, born. Read More.
11/30/1966: Huey Newton, Ph.D. & Bobby Seale, students at a California college, create Black Panther Party for Self Defense.
12/1/1955: Rosa Parks, seamstress, arrested for violating city racial segregation law. Read More.
12/2/1863: "Freedom," statue on top of U.S. Capitol dome, put in place permanently. Read More.
12/2/1866: Henry T. Burleigh, gospel singer & composer, born. Read More.
12/3/1887: Laura Wheeler Waring, artist, born.
12/3/1922: Ralph A. Gardner, hard plastics development scientist, born. Read More.
12/4/1906: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity founded. Read More.
12/4/1978: Gloria Gaynor, singer, performed hit song "I Will Survive."