Non-Musical history for today: 1950 – Edith Sampson became the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations. She conceded that Black people did not have equal rights in America, but she said “I would rather be a Negro in America than a citizen in any other land.”
Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for August 24.
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