365 Black History: September 14 – US Cabinet Member Born, FDR Opens Doors for Blacks in US Military Service


The 365 Black History serious is designed to give our community a chance to learn and appreciate the achievement, struggles and experience of our ancestors, inventors, business people, scientific, educators, children and more.

On September 14 in Black History

1921 – Constance Baker Motley, US Cabinet member, born.

1940 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Selective Service Act, allowing Blacks to enter all branches of the US Military Service.


Our history has a long, glorious and bright light that has shown since the dawn of time. However, it has long been hidden from us as if we were blind.

Now is the time to come together and consciously grow our understanding of our ancestors, culture, history and place in this world. The only way we can do this tie the knot of our past with our present to create the future we all desire.



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