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Thomas Mundy Peterson (Birthday)
Join us in celebrating the birthday of Thomas Mundy Peterson. Thomas, on March 31, 1870 (one day after the ratification of the 15th Amendment) became the first Black American to vote in a U.S. election.
-- Smithsonian: https://nmaahc.si.edu/object/nmaahc_2015.190
-- NJ State HIstory; https://nj.gov/state/historical/it-happened-here/ihhnj-er-peterson.pdf
-- Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlC3fsW3rRs
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Registration is not Required