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Defining Moments in Black History

February 1, 2015

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The question is being asked this year – What is the moment in Black History that moved you… changed you… shaped you? Whether in learning about it or experiencing it yourself first hand. We present Our Black Legacy’s Defining Moments in Black History and encourage you to share your defining moments with us on social […]

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Frankie Crocker

February 10, 2011

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Frankie Crocker

New York radio personality Frankie Crocker imbued the R&B format with a wide-reaching musical palette that includes music from just about every genre. Born in Buffalo, NY, Crocker began his radio career at Williamsville, NY, station WUFO, while studying pre-law.His other stints include other N.Y. radio stations WWRL and Top 40 station WMCA. Becoming a […]

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Arthur Ashe

February 1, 2011

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Arthur Ashe Tennis player born Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. on July 10, 1943 in Richmond VA, studied at the University of California in Los Angeles on a tennis scholarship. Ashe became the first African-American ever selected to the US Davis Cup Team in 1963 (winners 1968-70). In 1968, he won the men’s championships at the […]

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Bernard Harris

February 1, 2011

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Bernard Harris Since the age of eight, Bernard Harris, Jr. wanted to become an astronaut. Not only did he achieve his dreams, as one of only seven black astronauts, but in Feb. 1995, Harris became the first black astronaut to walk in space. It wasn’t his only accomplishment; Hams had also been a pilot, flight […]

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