On this date in 1984, The South African Embassy in Washington D.C. was the focus of an anti-apartheid demonstration. arrested, in 1984 were TransAfrica’s Randall Robinson, D.C. congressional delegate Walter Fauntroy, and U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry, all pictured

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Each of us has that right, that possibility, to invent ourselves daily. If a person does not invent herself, she will be invented. So, to be bodacious enough to invent ourselves is wise. – Maya Angelou


Nov. 21: Keyboardist Lonnie Jordan of War is 63. Singer Chauncey Hannibal of BLACKstreet is 43. Rapper Pretty Lou of Lost Boyz is 40.


Nov. 21, 1984: TransAfrica’s Randall Robinson, congressional delegate Walter Fauntroy, and US Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Francis Berry are arrested at a sit-in against apartheid at the South African Embassy in Washington, D.C.