1. In 1870, 15th amendment gave Blacks the right to vote. Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
2. In 1886, J. Ricks received Patent for Horseshoe
3. In 1941, National Urban League presented one-hour program over a national radio network and urged equal participation for Blacks in national defense program.
4. In 1960, Eighteen Students was suspended from Southern University, Baton Rouge Louisiana for participating in sit-ins.
5. In 2009, President Obama signed the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act.