1944 Alice Walker ~ (author of The Color Purple) born 1943 Barbara Lewis ~ (singer and songwriter) is born in South Lyon, Michigan 1995 Bernard Harris ~ becomes the first Black astronaut to take a spacewalk, dedicating it to the achievements of all African Americans 1971 Leroy “Satchel” Paige ~ elected to the Baseball Hall […]
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Getty Images / By Peter Kramer from: mypraiseatl.com When an international flotilla sails for the Gaza Strip this month to challenge Israel’s controversial naval blockade of the Palestinian territory, Alice Walker — one of America’s premier writers, poets and civil rights activists — will be among them. Walker will be on an American ship with […]