Black Panther Party members Fred Hampton and Mark Clark were assassinated by police.
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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Three nuns and a lay worker were killed in El Salvador by members of the U.S. backed National Guard.
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Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala.
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Nov. 28, 1898: First National Convention of the Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty, and Pension Association
The Ex-Slave Mutual Relief, Bounty, and Pension Association was founded with a dual mission to organize mutual aid for its members and to pass federal pension legislation that would compensate every formerly enslaved person.
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Rosa Parks attended a mass meeting about Emmett Till days before her refusal to give up her seat on the bus.
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Sixty people were arraigned on charges of disorderly conduct stemming from a sit-in to block CIA campus recruiting at UMass-Amherst, an act of protest of the CIA’s role in Central America.
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, a Black abolitionist and writer, wrote to John Brown as he awaited his execution.
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The "Hollywood 10" directors, producers, and writers who refused to testify at HUAC were held in contempt of Congress.
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