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The top 10 stories of Black history this year include:1.
The Black Pilgrims, a group of people who arrived in the New World in the 1600s.
They were slaves in the North who made a settlement in Florida.
They made their way to South Carolina where they lived until the Civil War.
They also settled on the Caribbean island of Jamaica.2.
The first black president.
John Adams, the son of an abolitionist preacher, was elected in 1798 and reelected in 1800.
He was a slave owner, and many people feared his policies would lead to slavery.3.
The assassination of President Lincoln.
Lincoln was assassinated by James Earl Ray, a Confederate soldier, on the eve of the Republican convention in Philadelphia.4.
The slave revolt in Florida, which ended in the Civil Rights Act of 1964.5.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Ku Klux Klan was a legal organization and that they were allowed to have white members.6.
The death of U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan, who died in office in 1997.7.
The Stonewall riots, in New York City in 1969.
The incident led to the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, which was signed into law in 1972.8.
The killing of two young women in the South by police in 1968.
The case inspired the protests known as the Summer of Love.9.
The Supreme Court decision that declared same-sex marriage illegal in 1967.10.
The 1963 Stonewell Riots, in which over 200 people were killed in the streets of New York.