This Week in Black History

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March 7: 1985 – “We Are the World” single was released.

March 8: 1993 – Billy Eckstine died.

March 9: 1871 – Oscar De Priest was born.

March 10: 1913 – Harriet Tubman died.

March 11: 1959 – Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” opened on Broadway.

March 12: 1955 – Jean Baptiste Point du Sable founded Chicago.

March 13: 1918 – James Rhoden was born.

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