Today in Black History – May 7

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    *1878: The fire escape ladder was patented by J. R. Winters. *1895: Black jockey James "Soup" Perkins guided Halma to victory in the Kentucky Derby. The 15-year-old joined fellow Black jockey Alonzo Clayton as the youngest jockey to ride a Derby winner.


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