Rosewood, Florida - A large white mob, consisting of residents from nearby towns, massacred black people of Rosewood, Florida and destroyed the town. It started the first week of January 1923, after a white woman alleged a black drifter assaulted her, in nearby Sumner, Florida.
Whites, from other towns, used this as an excuse to converge on Rosewood, Florida where the white mobs murdered black people living there and destroyed the town. The final violence ended on January 7th, when the lsat white mob burned what was left of Rosewood to the ground.
Union Springs, Alabama - Born to a sharecropper and washer woman, he pioneered the fields of black nationalism and Africana studies, in the United States. Sometimes called "The Master Teacher" for an expanded understanding of the history and experiences of black people that rejected anti-black racist propaganda.
Louisiana - Charles Deslondes was the leader of the largest revolt against slavery, in the United States. It began on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River, in Louisiana.
On the evening of 8 January 1811, at the age of thirty-one, Deslondes led a liberation movement downriver on River Road. The enslaved black victims had the ultimate goal to end the abuse of black people, as property, in New Orleans.
Louisville, Kentucky - Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. and was an American professional boxer, activist and member of the Nation of Islam. Many consider him one of the most significant and celebrated figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time.