March 27th in Black History
1924: Jazz great Sarah Vaughn was born.
1934: Dancer & choreographer Arthur Mitchell was born.
1945: Ella Fitzgerald & the Delta Rhythm recorded It’s Only a Paper Moon
1965: The Supremes had their 4th hit with Stop! In the Name of Love.
1965: The 1st African American woman to be lected to a state House of Representatives, Chrystal Fauset, passed away.
1969: Black Academy of Arts & Letters formed in Boston.
1970: Mariah Carey was born.
1985: Billy Dee Williams honored with a Star on the Holly Walk of Fame.
1997: Martin Luther King’s son met with James Earl Ray.
2002: Shirley Ajayi became the 1st black psychic on a TV show.