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** Thousands of African Americans, many of them children, are arrested while protesting segregation in Birmingham, Alabama.
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** and Thousands
** Thousands storm the Stasi headquarters in East Berlin in an attempt to view their government records.
** Thousands riot in Algiers, Algeria against the National Liberation Front government ; by October 10 the army has killed and tortured about 500 people in crushing the riots.
** and African
** Portuguese Colonial War ( 1961 – 1974 ) – the war was fought between Portugal's military and the emerging nationalist movements in Portugal's African colonies.
** The predominantly Arab government of Zanzibar is overthrown by African nationalist rebels ; a U. S. destroyer evacuates 61 U. S. citizens.
** White supremacist John William King is found guilty of kidnapping and killing African American James Byrd Jr. by dragging him behind a truck for 2 miles ( 3 km ).
** Emmett Ashford becomes the first African American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League.
** and Americans
** Spanish Americans and early modern Spanish cuisine, as well as Basque-Americans and Basque cuisine.
** Stephen Earl Bennett ; " Americans ' Exposure to Political Talk Radio and Their Knowledge of Public Affairs " in Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Vol.
** The Hoover Institution releases an optimistic report that global warming will probably reduce mortality in the United States and provide Americans with valuable benefits.
** Alabama Governor George C. Wallace stands in the door of the University of Alabama to protest against integration, before stepping aside and allowing African Americans James Hood and Vivian Malone to enroll.
** Vietnam War – Operation Ivory Coast: A joint Air Force and Army team raids the Son Tay prison camp in an attempt to free American POWs thought to be held there ( no Americans are killed, but the prisoners have already moved to another camp ; all U. S. POWs are moved to a handful of central prison complexes as a result of this raid ).
** Four hundred students seize the administration building at Cheyney State College, now Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the oldest institute for higher education for African Americans.
** Vietnam War: Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies announces that the country will substantially increase its number of troops in South Vietnam, supposedly at the request of the Saigon government ( it is later revealed that Menzies had asked the leadership in Saigon to send the request at the behest of the Americans ).
** War of 1812 – Battle of Lundy's Lane: Reinforcements arrive near Niagara Falls, Ontario for General Riall's British and Canadian force, and a bloody, all-night battle with Jacob Brown's Americans commences at 1800 hours ; Americans retreat to Fort Erie.
In the US, magazines and newspapers often do not use it, instead printing " family-friendly " censored versions, usually " n * gg * r ", " n ** ger ", " n ——", and " the N-word "; however, historians and social activists, such as Dick Gregory, criticize the euphemisms and their usage as intellectually dishonest, because using the euphemism " the N-word " instead of nigger robs younger generations of Americans of the full history of Black people in America.
** Treaty of Hopewell, three treaties between the United States and Native Americans, signed at the South Carolina plantation
** Special correspondent to the NBC Today Show, with regular " From the Heart " segments that profile inspiring Americans who make extraordinary contributions to others despite formidable personal obstacles.