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New York Renaissance Formed

 “The Harlem Renaissance formed.”
The first Black professional basketball team “The Renaissance” organized.

1920 – Andrew “Rube” Foster organizes the Negro National League, the first Black professional baseball league. The league included the St. Louis Giants, the Chicago American Giants, the Chicago Giants, the Cuban Stars, the Detroit Stars, the Dayton Marcos, the Kansas City Monarchs and the Indianapolis ABC’s and Foster was named the first League President.
1970 – Joseph Searles admitted NYSEX
The New York Stock Exchange admits its first Black member, Joseph Searles.