March 21st in Black History
1934: Actor, writer, director Al Freeman, Jr. was born.
1945: Rose Stone (Sly & Family Stone) was born.
1947: James Baskett was awarded a special Academy Award for Disney’s ‘Song of the South’
1960: The first lunch counters were integrated in San Antonio, TX.
1965: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led march from Selma to Montgomery.
1970: NAACP General secretary Walter White passed away.
1985: Arthur Ashe inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
1992: Vanessa Williams’ ‘Save the Best for Last’ was No. 1.
2006: R&B singer Doris Jones passed away.
2011: Pinetop Perkins passed away.
2011: Photographer Michael Abramson passed away.