Black History Journal

April 2011
Washington Informer;4/14/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 76, p6
The article offers a brief history on the activities involving African Americans which occurred from April 16, 1862 to April 22, 1922 in the U.S. It notes that President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill on April 16, 1862 ending slavery in Washington D.C. It says that activist William Monroe Trotter was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 17, 1872. It mentions the formation of the National Urban League in New York City on April 19, 1910.


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