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Toni Cade Bambara

December 9th in African American History – Toni Cade Bambara

December 9, 1995 Toni Cade Bambara, author, social activist and college professor, died. Bambara was born Miltona Mirkin Cade on March 25, 1939 in New York City. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and theater at Queens College in 1959 and her Master of Arts degree in African fiction at City College […]

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James Madison Nabrit, Jr.

September 7th in African American History – James Madison Nabrit, Jr.

September 7, 1900 James Madison Nabrit, Jr., civil rights lawyer, college professor, and deputy ambassador, was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Nabrit earned his bachelor’s degree in 1923 from Morehouse College and a doctorate in law from Northwestern University in 1927. In 1936, Nabrit joined the faculty of Howard University Law School and established the first […]

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