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1924
Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher ~ (activist and lawyer) is born in Chickasha, Oklahoma
1944
Harry S. McAlpin ~ becomes the first Black reporter allowed to a White House press conference
1968
Killings during segregation protests ~ Three South Carolina State students are killed during segregation protests in Orangeburg.Students were protesting segregation at a bowling alley.

On This Day In Black History – February 8  was originally published on praisecharlotte.com