On This Day February 4th In Black History


On this day February 4th in Black History many things have taken place for example

1794-France abolishes slavery
France abolishes slavery. The nation will have a lukewarm commitment to abolition and will, under Napoleon, reestablish slavery in 1802 along with the reinstitution of the "Code noir", prohibiting blacks, mulattoes and other people of color from entering French colonial territory or intermarrying with whites.

1913 - Rosa Parks (born Rosa Louise McCauley) was born on this day.

1986 - Sojourner Truth stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service

1996 - J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the unioun address.


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