Today in Black History: Toussaint L’Ouverture was born May 20th, 1743.

François-Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture, also known as Toussaint L'Ouverture or Toussaint Bréda, was the best-known leader of the Haitian Revolution.He was a leader of the growing resistance. His military and political acumen saved the gains of the first black insurrection in November 1791.

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Today in Black History: On May 9th, 1897 Physician, Orator and Musician, Rudolph Fisher was born.

Unlike Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, and W.E. B. DuBois who tried to put the stereotypes of black exoticism in Pan-African, Rudolph Fisher worked on articulating the broader struggle for black labor privilege, and women's empowerment.

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Today in Black History: May 8, 1925 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was founded

Founded in by A. Philip Randolph in 1925, The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) was the first labor organization led by African Americans to receive a charter in the American Federation of Labor (AFL). The BSCP gathered a membership of 18,000 passenger railway workers across Canada, The United States and Mexico.

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Black Women: If You Had 1000 Black Men, Ready & Willing What Would You Have Them Do?

During the Annual BAM Dance Africa Festival, Jashua Sa-Ra set out to ask our community's Black Women what would they ask of their Men!  We often talk about the problems we face as a community and the things that hold us back, however, have you ever thought about what you want to accomplish once we have unity.  That was the goal of this single question.

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