Nothing will motivate a man to move forward faster than knowing what's behind Him.


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1. In 1966,  William Felton (Bill) Russell became the first Black head coach of a major professional sports team (Boston Celtics)

James Benton Parsons

2. In 1975,  James Benton Parsons, educator, Lawyer and judge was named chief judge of the Federal District Court in Chicago

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3. In 1977,  Alex Haley, author of ROOTS, awarded Pultizer Prize

4. In 1983,  Alice Walker awarded Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple.

5. In 1988, Ibrahim Hussein from Kenya Became the first Black Man to win the Boston Marathon.  He ran it in 2:08:43 the second fastest in Boston Marathon history.


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