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On this day in American history, August 22, 1905 — Whites Riot After Black Man Enters Pittsburgh Restaurant

According to newspaper reports, an African-American man named Charles Julius Miller, and an unnamed African-American woman entered CafĂ© Neapolitan, a Pittsburgh restaurant, on August, 22, 1905. The couple was immediately refused service and ordered to leave. When Miller refused to … Continue reading

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This day in history — — April 20, 2012 — First Challenge Under North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act Proves Racial Bias

On April 20, 2012, Cumberland County Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Gregory Weeks issued the first decision under North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act, ruling that racial bias had played a role in Marcus Robinson’s 1991 trial and commuting Mr. Robinson’s … Continue reading

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