March 16th in Black History
1827: 1st Black Newspaper “Freedom’s Journal’ published in NYC.
1846: 2nd black female physician, Rebecca Cole, was born.
1853: Politician Lucy Parson was born.
1959: Flavor Flav was born.
1968: The posthumously released single ‘Dock of the Bay’ by Otis Redding soared to number 1.
1970: Tammy Terrell passed away.
1971: ‘Never Can Say Goodbye’ by the Jackson 5 was released.
1996: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in 2nd round.
1996: Actor & comedian Charlie Barnett passed away.