Help Spread
the Word on African American History »

December 22, 1883

On this date:
Arthur Wergs Mitchell ~ (politician) born (Category : People)
Posted by:
default, on 7/29/2007
Arthur Wergs Mitchell
Arthur W. Mitchell was the first Black Democratic congressman. He represented Ilinois from the Seventy-Fourth to the Seven-Seventh Congress, first defeating Republican Oscar DePriest. Involved in civil rights, he won a significant case before the 1941 Supreme Court involving "seperate but equal" accommadations on interstate travel.

Post your comment
You must be logged in to post a comment or rate an article. If you're not a member yet, please click here to join!

Follow Us Follow on Twitter
Tweets sent by site
volunteer Levi Norwood

Weekly Reminder
Enter in your email:

Today In Black History / This Day In Black History / Black History Facts - © 2007 - 2021 Privacy Policy - Terms of Use
In addition, Fossil rolex replica Q Marshal also has Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, low-power breitling replica Bluetooth 4.1 specifications can be paired with smart phones, and integration of swiss replica watches Google Fit, UA Record (Under Armor), Up (Jawbone), MyFitness and other third parties Service, so that consumers can also use the replica watches above platform fitness use.