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Dred Scott Decision bu the U.S. Supreme Court

1857 – Dred Scott decision by U.S. Supreme Court
Dred Scott decision by U.S. Supreme Court opened Northern territory to slavery and denied citizenship to American Blacks.

1775 – Prince Hall and fourteen other Blacks were
Prince Hall and fourteen other Blacks were initiated into British Military Lodge No. 441 of the Masons at Fort Independence, Massachusetts. Hall was a leather-dresser and caterer. On July 3, 1775, African Lodge No.1 was organized in Boston by a group of Black Masons.
1901 – Virginia State University is founded
Virginia State University is founded.