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Huey Newton

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1942

Huey Newton ~ (founder of the Black Panther Party) born

1963
Michael Jeffrey Jordan ~ (basketball legend) is born in Brooklyn, New York
1982

Thelonious Monk ~ Thelonious Monk, one of the founders of the bebop style

and one of only five jazz musicians to appear on the cover of Time magazine, dies of a stroke at the age of 64

On This Day In Black History: February 17  was originally published on praisecharlotte.com

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