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President Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War on
this day in 1999.

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STUDENT PROTEST ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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                                                                                        (The Washington Post)

Students at Howard University, a historically Black college, located in Washington, D.C., seized the administration building. The sit-in lasted
five days and led to campus reform and the establishment of the Afro-
American studies curriculum. In all, more than 100 students stood in
solidarity.

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CHARLEY PRIDE IS 79 TODAY

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Charley Pride was a pitcher for the New York
Yankees’ minor league team.

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Charley Frank Pride was born in Sledge, Mississippi.

African American country singer Charley Pride is responsible
for over thirty #1 singles, including "All I Have to Offer You
(Is Me)" and "I’m Just Me." He started playing guitar when he
was a teenager. Pride was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2000.

 

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Charley Pride is one of the few African Americans to have had considerable success in the country music industry.

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