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History: West Point’s 1st Black Graduate Is Exonerated

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By: CHRIS KLEPONIS
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By: CHRIS KLEPONIS
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Henry O. Flipper attended West Point during the time that many in America considered all Blacks simply as slaves—and because of that, his military career was tarnished by a racially motivated discharge. But it took a modern day President to change all of that. Its also the day a Well known Black rap group boycotted the Grammy Awards–check out today in History to find out why.

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02-19-13 Day In History

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