Category: This Week in Black History

This Week in Black History

July 22, 1939 New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appoints Jane Matilda Bolin as a judge of the domestic relations court, read more

July 14, 1987 The Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award is renamed in honor of Jackie Robinson, 40 read more

July 6, 2002 Former Compton resident Serena Williams wins her first Wimbledon tennis tournament, defeating her sister Venus, winning her read more