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Morehouse College Organized in Augusta, Georgia

1867 – Morehouse College organized in Augusta, Georgia
Morehouse College organized in Augusta, Georgia. The institution was later moved to Atlanta. New registration law in Tennessee abolished racial distinctions in voting.

1936 – National Negro Congress organized at Chicago
National Negro Congress organized at Chicago meeting attended by 817 delegates representing more than 500 organizations. Asa Phillip Randolph of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was elected president of the new organization.
1946 – Gregory Hines, dancer born
Entertainer and dancer Gregory Hines born