August 28th: A Date To Remember

We chose 828 to represent a day in American/Black History that has proven significant for many years. 

August 281833: Slavery was abolished in the UK which led to American abolition.

August 281955: Emmett Till was brutally murdered which was a catalyst to the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

August 281963: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream Speech".

August 282005: Hurricane Katrina landed in Louisiana and the delayed response for relief impacted mainly black communities.

August 282008: Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Nomination for President. 

“If you want peace, work for justice.”