March 3rd in Black History
1865: Freeman’s Bureau established by federal government to aid newly freed slaves.
1927: Junior Parker was born
1955: Darnell Williams was born
1962: Jackie Joyner-Kersee was born
1962: Herschel Walker was born
1972: Robert Flack’s ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ was named song & record of the year at the Grammy Awards.
1981: Lil’ Flip was born
1991: Rodney King was beaten by several LA police officers and it was filmed by an onlooker.
1996: 2 Pac started a two week run at No. 1 with ‘All Eyes On Me’
2000: At the Brit Awards, Macy Gray won best newcomer & TLC won Best International Group.