A. Philip Randolph, president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters union, made the official call for a march on Washington, with the demand to end segregation in defense industries.
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Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to Congress, opened her historic campaign for President.
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Patricia Stephens Due was arrested in the segregated lobby of the Florida Theater in Tallahassee.
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Mr. Willie Edwards Jr., a 24-year-old African American man, was murdered by members of the Alabama KKK.
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The government of El Salvador launched a murderous, anti-indigenous and anti-leftist campaign that led to the deaths of 30,000 Salvadorans.
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