This Week in Black History

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April 11: 1899 – Percy L. Julian was born.

April 12: 1975 – Josephine Baker died.

April 13: 1946 – Al Green was born.

April 14: 1915 – James Hutton Brew, the Pioneer of West African Journalism, died.

April 15: 1922 – Harold Washington, Chicago’s first Black mayor, was born.

April 16: 1994 – Ralph Ellison died.

April 17: 1990 – The Rev. Ralph Abernathy died.

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