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Date registered: October 3, 2013

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  1. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — March 28, 2013
  2. On this day… — March 27, 2013
  3. On this day… — March 27, 2013
  4. Shirley Chisholm — March 27, 2013
  5. On this day… — March 26, 2013

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Mar 28

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Today in Women’s History: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis We admired her chic when she was First Lady, her grace under pressure when tragedy struck, her… View Post

Mar 27

On this day…

…in 1950, Maria Ewing is born in Detroit. She will become a celebrated opera singer who will debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 1976 in Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro.” A soprano, Ewing will actively perform throughout the 1980s and ’90s both state side and in European. Her work will include performances in “Carmen,” “Salome,” …

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Mar 27

On this day…

…Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer authority to appoint a @detroitk12 school board. Thank you to Ken Coleman on Facebook

Mar 27

Shirley Chisholm

Today in Women’s History: Shirley Chisholm The first black woman elected to Congress (from New York), and the first woman to run for the… View Post

Mar 26

On this day…

…in 1967, an 18-foot mural painted by Detroit artist Glanton Dowdell is unveiled and dedicated on Easter at the Shrine of the Black Madonna by the Rev. Albert B. Cleage, Jr. The mural, which represents the Black Madonna and Child, is believed to be the first of its type in Detroit. Thank you to Ken …

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Mar 26

On this day…

…in 1944, Diane (Diana) Ross is born in Detroit. She will grow up in the city’s North End and on the lower east side in the Brewster-Douglass Homes, attend Cass Technical High School, and later join a vocal group called the Primettes. They will soon be signed by Motown Records in 1961 and change their …

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Mar 26

On this day…

…in 1988, powered by herculean Detroit voter turnout, the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. wins the Michigan Caucus. Jackson, a fiery and inspirational Democrat, scores 55 percent of the state-wide vote and significantly boosts his long shot chance of being his party’s nominee for the office of President of the United States. In fact, Jackson is …

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Mar 26

On this day…

…in 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, NAACP Executive Director Roy Wilkins, Congress on Racial Equality leader James Farmer, Lt. Gov. William G. Milliken, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, United Auto Workers President WalterReuther and many others attend the funeral of Viola Liuzzo, which is held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Detroit. …

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Mar 25

On this day…

…in 1965, northwest Detroit resident Viola Liuzzo is murdered by men who will later be described as Ku Klux Klan members as she drives on an interstate highway in Lowndes County, Alabama. She was there to participate in the historic Selma to Montgomery civil rights march. A car with four Klan members pulled up alongside …

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Mar 25

On this day…

…in 1942, Aretha Louise Franklin is born in Memphis, Tennessee. Her family will move to Detroit when she is a teenager. By age 21, she’ll possess a recording contract with Columbia Records. Widely known as the “Queen of Soul,” Franklin will earn 18 competitive Grammy awards and two honorary Grammys. She will score 20 No.1 …

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