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1946 – Born on January 1st in Chicago, Illinois. Political commentator and essayist. 1968 – Steele graduated from Coe College and went on to earn his master’s degree in sociology from Southern Illinois University. 1974 – Steele attended the University of Utah, where he taught black literature and studied for his Ph.D. after earning a ..

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1934 – She was born on the 25th of March this year in Toledo, Ohio.   1962 – She became politically active in the feminist movement, and the media seemed to appoint Steinem as a feminist leader of sorts.   1972 – She helped start the feminist Ms. Magazine and wrote for the magazine until ..

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1815 – She was born this year. 1840 – She married Henry Staton this year. 1848 – She is believed to be the driving force behind this year’s Convention, and for the next fifty years played a leadership role in the women’s rights movement. Soon after their marriage they traveled to London, where Henry Stanton ..

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1954 – Born on the 26th of March in Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York. 1970 – He had fabricated a series of criminal incidents "that clearly had not taken place".   1979 – Founded Guardian Angels.   1980 – He was also active in Buffalo, New York and was often critical of local police policies and ..

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1964 – Lisa Williamson born in the Bronx, New York. Activist, Writer, and Rapper Sister Souljah was her famous name.  As a student she was excellent but disliked what she was being taught in school. She felt that she was being taught very little of her history. So she took a very active and special ..

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US clergyman and black activist   ordained Pentecostal minister 1964   youth director of Operation Breadbasket 1969-1971   founder and president of National Youth Movement 1971-1986   founder and president of National Action Network, Inc. 1991–   candidate for Democratic nomination to Senate from New York 1992, 1994   co-wrote autobiography "Go and Tell Pharaoh" ..

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1924 – Born on the 15th of August in St. Louis, Missouri. 1944 – She began college early, working to make money, including as a model, and earning her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis at the age of 19. 1945 – She received an M.A. in Government from Radcliffe College. 1952 – She ..

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1942 – Born on December 8th in New York City. American activist and free speech advocate. 1960 – Graduated at Van Buren High School, Queens, New York as a valedictorian. 1965 – Married to Suzanne Goldberg on May 23rd. 1980 – Married to Lynne Hollander. 1990 –  Taught Mathematics & Philosophy at Sonoma State University. ..

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1421–51 – commander of Sultan Murad II   1443 – renounced Islam and claimed independence from Albania bringing along the Turks   1461 – forced the sultan to end the 10-year truce   1463 – he broke the truce   1468 – the Albanian national..

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