*1871: Ku Klux Klan trials began in federal court in Mississippi.
*1943: The National Congress of Racial Equality was formed.
*1943: Anti-Black riot in Detroit began.
*1949: Lionel Richie was born.
*1960: Harry Belafonte became first Black to win an Emmy.
*1967: Muhammad Ali was convicted in a Texas federal court for violating the Selective Service Act.