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Hank Aaron, Baseball All-Star

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 23, 2014

Filed under Black History Month

Right fielder, 25 time All-Star, World Series champion and three time Gold Glove winner, Hank Aaron is today’s famous figure of history. On February 5, 1934, Henry Louis Aaron was born in Alabama. He had seven sibling...

Thurgood Marshal: First African American Supreme Court Justice

Logan Lovell, Copy Editor/Reporter

February 3, 2014

Filed under Black History Month, Black History Month

  The first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshal, was sworn in on October 2nd, 1967, as the Supreme Court’s 96th Justice.   Marshall was born on July 2nd, 1908. His birth name was Thoroughgood, but he later shortened it to Thurgood because he didn’t l...

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