Friday, January 30, 2009

Today in history

Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree, slave, in Hurley, New York on this day in 1797.

Richard Theodore Greener was the first African-American to graduate from Harvard University in 1844, on this day.

More interesting African-American historical tidbits are at Black Facts Online.

Read more about Sojourner Truth here.

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