Dark History Month By: Kevin Price University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Resident Advisor - Snyder Hall .


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Barack Obama. February 1. . Moved to Chicago in 1985 to work for a congregation based gathering trying to enhance living conditions in poor neighborhoods tormented with wrongdoing and high unemployment. In 1991, Obama moved on from Harvard Law School where he was the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review. United States representative for the condition of Illinois. On January 14, 2007, the Chicago Tr
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Dark History Month By: Kevin Price University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Resident Advisor - Snyder Hall NOTES I made another slide every night and set up that slide for that day. I attempted to make certain dates pertinent with current occasions (ie: Valentine\'s Day is a couple, Tony Dungy had quite recently won the Superbowl, Obama simply declared his presidential run). For the 12 th , I put our University\'s first African-American graduate. You might need to consider inquiring about who that would be for your school. For key artists or addresses, I would email my floor with a clasp from www.youtube.com so they could really observe and hear the things I had composed on the release board. Kindly don\'t feel constrained to what I have here. Do your own particular research and investigate other notable figures! (PS-I did this on a non-jump year so there is nothing for Feb. 29). Here is the manner by which the board looked on Feb. 28 all finished:

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Source: Wikipedia.com Barack Obama Moved to Chicago in 1985 to work for a congregation based gathering looking to enhance living conditions in poor neighborhoods tormented with wrongdoing and high unemployment. In 1991, Obama moved on from Harvard Law School where he was the principal African American leader of the Harvard Law Review. Joined States congressperson for the condition of Illinois. On January 14, 2007, the Chicago Tribune announced that Obama has started amassing his group for a 2008 presidential battle to be headquartered in Chicago. February 1

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Source: Wikipedia.com Referred to as "The Godfather of Soul" and "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business." Brown was a significant compel in the advancement of gospel and musicality and blues into soul and funk. Chestnut started his expert music vocation in 1953 and soar to notoriety amid the late 1950s and mid 1960s on the quality of his exciting live exhibitions and string of raving successes. In 1983, Brown was drafted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. On February 25, 1992, Brown was granted a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th yearly Grammy Awards. James Brown February 2

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Source: Wikipedia.com In 1998, Winfrey started Oprah\'s Angel Network, a philanthropy went for empowering individuals around the globe to have any kind of effect in the lives of underprivileged others. With a 2000 total assets of $800 million, Winfrey is accepted to have been the wealthiest African American of the twentieth century. The latest gauge of her riches is in any event $1.5 billion. Toward the finish of the twentieth century, Life magazine recorded Winfrey as both the most persuasive lady and the most compelling dark individual of her era, and in a main story profile the magazine called her "America\'s most effective woman". Oprah Winfrey February 3

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Source: Wikipedia.com Rosa Parks Dubbed by the U.S. Congress as the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". Parks is popular for her refusal on December 1, 1955 to obey transport driver James Blake\'s request that she give up her seat to a white traveler. After she was charged, this prompted to the Montgomery Bus Boycott which went on for barely a year. Her part in American history earned her a famous status in American culture, and her activities have left a persevering legacy for social liberties developments around the globe. February 4

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Source: Wikipedia.com Tony Dungy Head mentor of the Indianapolis Colts First NFL Coach to annihilation every one of the 32 NFL groups. Dungy was the most youthful partner mentor in NFL history (age 25) Coached in Super Bowl XLI against great companion Lovie Smith. Both mentors were the main African-American mentors to mentor in a Super Bowl. Dungy is the First African-American mentor to win the Super Bowl. Dungy is the third head mentor in the historical backdrop of NFL who has won a Super Bowl both as a player and a head mentor. February 5

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Source: Wikipedia.com Truth left to advance voyaging and lecturing about nullification in 1843. Sojourner talked about nullification, ladies\' rights, jail change, and lectured the Michigan Legislature against the death penalty. In 1850, William Lloyd Garrison secretly distributed her book, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave. In May 1851 she went to the Ohio Women\'s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio where she conveyed her renowned discourse: " Ain\'t I a Woman." In 1865, while working at the Freedman\'s Hospital in Washington,D.C., she rode in the streetcars to help compel integration. Sojourner Truth February 6

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Source: Wikipedia.com Colin Powell Served as Secretary of State from January 2001 to January 2005 under George W. Shrubbery. Powell was the most astounding positioning African-American in the official branch and was the most astounding positioning African-American in the military in the historical backdrop of the United States. Filled in as an expert fighter for a long time and went up against many positions, the most elevated rank being "General." After September 11, Powell\'s employment happened to basic significance in dealing with America\'s associations with outside nations keeping in mind the end goal to secure a steady coalition in the War on Terrorism. February 7

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Source: Wikipedia.com, youtube.com "I Have A Dream" (key quotes) - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "It would be deadly for the country to disregard the criticalness existing apart from everything else. This sweltering summer of the Negro\'s honest to goodness discontent won\'t go until there is an animating harvest time of opportunity and uniformity. Nineteen sixty-three is not an end, but rather a start. The individuals who trust that the Negro expected to let loose a little and will now be substance will have a reality check if the country comes back to business as usual." "I have a fantasy that my four little youngsters will one day live in a country where they won\'t be judged by the shade of their skin however by the substance of their character." "Let flexibility ring. Furthermore, when this happens, and when we permit opportunity ring—when we let it ring from each town and each villa, from each state and each city, we will have the capacity to accelerate that day when the greater part of God\'s kids—dark men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics—will have the capacity to hold hands and sing in the expressions of the old Negro profound: "Free finally! Free finally! Express gratitude toward God Almighty, we are free at last!" "I have a fantasy that one day this country will ascend and experience the genuine importance of its belief: \'We hold these truths to act naturally clear: that all men are made equal.\'I have a fantasy that one day on the red slopes of Georgia the children of previous slaves and the children of previous slave proprietors will have the capacity to take a seat together at a table of brotherhood." "This is our trust. This is the confidence with which I come back toward the South. With this confidence we will have the capacity to cut out of the heap of despondency a stone of trust. With this confidence we will have the capacity to change the clanking frictions of our country into a lovely orchestra of fellowship. With this confidence we will have the capacity to cooperate, to supplicate together, to battle together, to go to imprison together, to go to bat for flexibility together, realizing that we will be free one day." February 8

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Source: Wikipedia.com An author, best known for her first work, a personal history, called I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings . Was designated for a Pulitzer Prize, Emmy and Tony Awards. She won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for On the Pulse of Morning . Angelou was the primary African-American lady admitted to the Directors Guild of America. Her collections of memoirs ponder her own particular life battles and issues encompassing race. In her book, The Heart of a Woman, Angelou made a promise to advance dark social equality and analyze the way of racial persecution, racial advance and racial joining. Maya Angelou February 9

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Source: Wikipedia.com Jackie Robinson turned into the primary African-American to play in the Major League Baseball in the cutting edge period. He played with the Dodgers. Jackie turned into the primary African-American accepted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Robinson was a key figure in the foundation and development of the Freedom Bank, an African-American claimed and controlled substance, in the 1960\'s. Jackie likewise composed a syndicated daily paper section for various years, in which he was a candid supporter of both Martin Luther King Jr. furthermore, less so Malcolm X. February 10

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http://www2.arch.uiuc.edu/africanamericanalumniresearch/Alum%20-%20Walter%20T%20Bailey%20-%20Bio.htm Walter T. Bailey was the main African-American to move on from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in 1904). He got a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and a privileged Master\'s Degree in Architecture from UIUC in 1910. Looked for work in the place where he grew up, Kewanee, IL. There, he helped with arranging a state funded school. Bailey went ahead to move south to fabricate places of worship, quarters, and numerous different sorts of structures. Come back toward the south side of Chicago in 1924 to arrange two more tasks: a congregation and a sanctuary. February 11

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Source: Wikipedia.com Garrett A. Morgan Inventor of the accompanying basic day things: activity lights, gas veils, hair-fixing arrangement Morgan opened his own sewing machine and repair shop where he found a fluid that gave sewing machine needles a decent clean likewise could act as a texture and hair straightener. Morgan\'s gas-cover innovation spared the lives of 32 men in a passage blast. He was granted numerous decorations for this creation. The motivation for the movement light originated from seeing a crash between a car and steed drawn carriage. February 12

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Source: Wikipedia.com Serena Williams Won eight Grand Slam singles titles and Olympic Gold Medal in ladies\' copies. Was motivated by her dad to play tennis. Her sister, Venus Williams, has likewise turned out to be very much eminent for her tennis capacities. Has worked mind

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