#FreshRadio Black History x #TDIF This Day IN Freshness February 04, 2013…Happy Birthday Rosa Parks!!!
4 February 2013 TDIF
1996 – J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union
J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union address.
1986 – A stamp of Sojourner Truth is issued
A stamp of Sojourner Truth is issued by the U.S. Postal Service
1971 – National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in
National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington, North Carolina. Two persons killed. Until the 9th.
1969 – MPLA begins armed struggle in Angola
MPLA begins armed struggle against Portugal in Angola.
1913 – Birth Place of Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks was born in Tuskegee, Alabama
1913 – Birthday
Rosa Parks is born on this day
1913 – Rosa Parks (born Roas Louise McCauley) was born on this day.
Rosa Parks (born Roas Louise McCauley) was born on this day.
1794 – France abolishes slavery.
France abolishes slavery. The nation will have a lukewarm commitment to abolition and will, under Napoleon, reestablish slavery in 1802 along with the reinstitution of the “Code noir”, prohibiting blacks, mulattoes and other people of color from entering French colonial territory or intermarrying with whites.
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February 4th – Seattle Hip-Hop Godfather Sir Mix-A-Lot releases his third album, “Mack Daddy”, on Def American Records, on this day in 1991.
“Mack Daddy would be produced by Def Jam and Def American founder Rick Rubin as well as Nate Foxx, Strange and Sir Mix-A-Lot himself. “Mack Daddy” would feature Sir Mix-A-Lot’s biggest hit to date, the classic Bass anthem “Baby Got Back”.