Born on this day. . .

Carl T. Rowan, African American journalist:

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/rowan-carl-t-1925-2000

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ro-Sc/Rowan-Carl.html

http://whospeaks.library.vanderbilt.edu/interview/carl-t-rowan

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley, African American author:

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/alex-haley

https://www.biography.com/people/alex-haley-39420?_escaped_fragment_=

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Born on August 9. . .

George William Crocket, an African American attorney, judge, and congressman:

http://history.house.gov/People/Detail/11605

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/crockett-george-william-jr-1909-1997

https://www.c-span.org/person/?georgecrockett

Robert Nelson Cornelius, Sr., African American attorney, judge, and congressman:

http://history.house.gov/People/Detail?id=18971

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/nix-robert-nelson-cornelius-sr-1898-1987

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-CDOC-108hdoc224/pdf/GPO-CDOC-108hdoc224-2-6-6.pdf