This Week in Black History: Nov. 21 - 27

11/21/2013, 2:55 p.m.
  • Nov. 19, 1921: The Hall of Fame baseball player Roy Campenella, who was an MVP three times for the Brooklyn Dodgers, is born on this day in Philadelphia.
  • Nov. 20, 1910: Noted author Pauli Murray, the first Black woman Episcopal priest in the U.S., is born on this day in Baltimore, Md.
  • Nov. 21, 1865: Shaw University is founded on this day in Raleigh, N.C.