May 30, 2015              Celebrate Black History Everyday!    

"On This Date in Black History: A Calendar of Events"

This free, daily Black History facts website contains over 2,000 entries delivering Black History every day of the year searchable by date or keyword. The calendar features many major Black achievements and important dates in Black History including ideas, inventions, and leadership by Black people that have helped propel America to prominence and helped mankind world-wide.
May 30

Denmark Vesey, leader of a slave rebellion in Charleston, SC, had his conspiracy betrayed on this date in 1822.

Countee Cullen, poet, was born in Baltimore, MD, on this date in 1903. His first book of poetry was Color. The Lost Zoo is another of his published works. Cullen was a major contributor to the "Harlem Renaissance."

Vivian Malone became the first Black graduate of the University of Alabama on this date in 1965.

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