African American, Humor, Satire

March 9: This Day in African-American History



1959: Barbie debuts, adding to the inferiority complex African-American girls already suffer from.

dogs_black_whiteWhitey and Blackie

1961: The first animal, a dog named Blackie, returns alive from space. Now that scientists know the journey can be made safely, they prepare the dog named Whitey for the next trip.

japanese-soldierJamal Ito

1974: Twenty-nine years after World War II ends, the last soldier on the Japanese side, half-black Jamal Ito, finally surrenders in the Phillipines, setting a record for CP Time.

dcsniperJohn Muhammad

2004: D.C. Sniper John Allen Muhammad is sentenced to death for the attacks that killed 10 people, but blacks are still astonished that the shooter was one of them.


2005: Proving the adage that you can take the man out of the ghetto but you can’t take the ghetto out of the man, Michael Jackson–nearly 40 years after leaving Gary, Ind.–shows up late for his child molestation trial…wearing pajama pants and slippers.

–Craig Bates

This article is satire brought to you by the creative minds at The Peoples News.

© 2009 The Peoples News

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One thought on “March 9: This Day in African-American History

  1. Loved the dog pictures. Thanks.

    Posted by Davis | March 9, 2009, 7:14 am

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