1. In 1841, 169 Years ago Today, Survivors returned to Africa, Thirty-five Amistad survivors returned to Africa.
2. In 1949, 61 Years ago Today, Hoping To End Segregation in St. Louis C.O.R.E. (Congress Of Racial Equality) pressed sit-in campaign designed to end segregation in downtown facilities in St. Louis.
3. In 1949, 61 Years ago Today, Ralph J. Bunche received the Spingarn Medal for his contributions to the Myrdal study and his achievements as UN mediator of the Palestine conflict.
4. In 1955, 55 Years ago Today, Interstate Commerce Commission banned segregation on buses.