March 4th in Black History:
1890: The Black town of Langston, OK was founded.
1921: Black Swan Records founded, the 1st Black-owned record label in America.
1944: Bobby Womack was born
1965: Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics honored as NBA’s Most Valuable player for the fourth time in five years.
1966: Grand Puba was born
1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. announced plans for Poor People’s Campaign in Washington, DC
1977: Jason Marsalis was born
1979: Randy Jackson was seriously injured in a car crash and almost died in the ER when a nurse inadvertently injected him with methadone.
1993: Patti LaBelle received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1993: Bobbi Kristina was born.