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Today, 6/24, In History

in 1885 - Samuel David Ferguson consecrated bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church and named bishop of Liberia. He was the first Black American with full membership in the House of Bishops

in 1884 - John R. Lynch, former congressman from Mississippi, elected temporary chairman of Republican convention and became first Black to preside over deliberations of a national political party

To Inspire You

The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success


Roy Wilkins

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