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Sunday, January 27, 2008
Black History Every Day: January 28th
On this day in 1938, the First Black Woman was elected to a state legislature.
In 1944, Matthew Henson received a medal as co-discoverer of the North Pole.
In 1986, black astronaut Ronald McNair died in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.