Day 19 of 30

ON THIS DAY

April 19th, 1977
Alex Haley is awarded Pulitzer Prize
for Roots

April 19th, 1994
Rodney King is awarded 3.8 million
for beating

April 19th, 2015
Jason Reynolds writes a poem
to declare

awards will never be enough
nor will they take away the
fact that you have yet to
call me by my name

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