April 11: This Day in Black History
FEATURED: John Lee Hooker
1881: Spelman College was founded in Atlanta, GA as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, an institute of higher education for African American women.
1912: Jazz double-bassist John Levy was born (Died: 2012).
1933: Journalist & author Tony Brown was born.
1935: Doo wop singer Richard Berry was born (Died: 1997).
1947: Actor Meshach Taylor was born.