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Michael DeMond Davis

Journalist
Male
Born Jan 1939
Died Nov 13, 2003
Other Names Davis, Mike

Michael DeMond Davis was a Pulitzer prize nominated journalist and a pioneer in African American journalism, opening the doors for many African-American writers. Davis authored Black American Women in Olympic Track and Field and co-authored the Thurgood Marshall biography.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Dec 21, 2015
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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born in 1939.
1943 4 Years Old In 1943, the first lawsuit challenging segregated schools in Washington, D.C was brought in Michael D. Davis's name by his father, John P. Davis. … Read More

TWENTIES

1966 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Many civil rights activists viewed the treatment of blacks in the military with suspicion and derision. Following a voter registration drive in Lowndes County, Alabama in January 1966, a white gas station attendant shot and killed Sammy Younge, a Tuskegee Institute student and Navy veteran. … Read More
Prior to his jail sentence, Ali had famously declared his opposition to the war: “I ain’t got quarrel with the Viet Cong.” 9 The next year, an April 1967 Chicago Defender survey revealed that 57.3 percent of blacks supported the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam. 10 … Read More
1968 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In a February 1968 speech at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, Davis offered a more negative assessment of white repression of blacks in Vietnam than he had ever provided while serving as the Afro’s war correspondent. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 64 Years Old Died in 2003.
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