Born On This Day ~ March 21 ~ Henry Ossian Flipper

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Born: March 21, 1856 (Thomasville, Georgia)
Died: April 26, 1940 (Atlanta, Georgia)

Famous For/Known For: First African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877.

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Born On This Day ~ February 23 ~ W.E.B. DuBois

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Born: February 23, 1868 (Great Barrington, Massachusetts)
Died: August 27, 1963 (Accra, Ghana)

Famous For/Known For:
Leading African American activist of the 20th century

A Little About W.E.B. DuBois:
Born William Edward Burghandt DuBois. His father Continue reading