This Day in History

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Oct. 20, 1942: Durham Manifesto

The Southern Conference on Race Relations (SCRR) was held in Durham, North Carolina.
Themes: African American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Racism & Racial Identity
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Emory Douglas Artwork | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Oct. 15, 1966: The Black Panther Party Founded

The Black Panther Party sought justice for African Americans and other oppressed communities through a combination of revolutionary theory, education, and community programs.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity
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