This Day in History

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June 4, 1967: Muhammed Ali Summit

Black athletes gathered to support Muhammed Ali's refusal to serve in Vietnam during the Muhammed Ali Summit.
Themes: African American, Laws & Citizen Rights, Sports, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements
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June 3, 1946: Morgan v. Virginia

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled against Jim Crow segregation on interstate commerce in Irene Morgan v. Commonwealth of Virginia.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship
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June 2, 1863: Harriet Tubman Frees Nearly 800 People

Harriet Tubman planned and guided a significant armed raid (becoming the first woman to do so in the Civil War) against Confederate forces, supply depots, and plantations along the Combahee River in coastal South Carolina.
Themes: African American, Slavery, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, Women's History
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