Pamela Suzette Grier
  1. 1969-National Black Economic Development Conference adopted manifesto in Detroit meeting calling for $500 Million in reparations from white churches.
  2. 1961-Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee established in Atlanta.
  3. 1949-Pamela Suzette Grier was born on this day in Winston-Salem, N.C., USA. She was one of the most important African American actresses  of the 1970’s
  4. 1943-President Edwin of Liberia, first African president to pay an official visit to an American president.
  5. 1799-Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was born in Moscow on this day. He was first published in the journal “The Messenger of Europe in 1814. Pushkin today is regarded as the Father of Russian Literature.coffy-shotgun