This Day in Quiztory

This Day in Quiztory

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09.21_Atllas_Remembering Track Star Florence Griffith-Joyner
September 21, 2022

#OTD The world mourned the loss of Olympic gold medalist and global fashionista Florence Griffith-Joyner. Arizona philanthropist Lloyd Hopkins celebrates her life and legacy.

09.20_Boycott Organized at Bethel A.M.E. Church
September 20, 2022

#OTD A group of free black men in Philadelphia gathered and organized a boycott of products made by slaves. This gathering is considered to be the first meeting of the Colored Conventions Movement.

09.19_Iota Phi Theta Fraternity
September 19, 2022

#OTD Iota Phi Theta Fraternity was founded on the campus of Morgan State.

09.16_Author and Motivational Speaker Debbye Turner Bell
September 16, 2022

#OTD Debbye Turner, now known as an author and motivational speaker, was thrust into the national spotlight by being crowned Miss America, the third African American to hold the title.

09.15_Juaquin Hawkins_16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
September 15, 2022

#OTD A bomb exploded near the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama killing four little girls and injuring many others. Basketball player and author Juaquin Hawkins narrate

09.14_Shondrella Avery_Opera Singer Leontyne Price
September 14, 2022

#OTD Opera singer Leontyne Price received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Lyndon B. Johnson. Actress Shondrella Avery narrates.

09.13_Rest In Peace, 2Pac!
September 13, 2022

#OTD Recording artist and actor Tupac Shakur died in a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital. Today we remember his life and legacy on the 26th anniversary of his passing.

09.12_R&B Singer Barry White
September 12, 2022

#OTD R&B singer Barry White was born in Galveston, Texas.

09.09_Poet Sonia Sanchez
September 09, 2022

#OTD Poet and activist Sonia Sanchez was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Today we celebrate her life and work on her 88th birthday.

09.08_Singer Dorothy Dandridge
September 08, 2022

#OTD The entertainment world lost singer and actress Dorothy Dandridge. Today we celebrate her career and legacy.