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Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

February 3: This Day in Black History was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Emmitt Smith

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2005: Emmitt Smith announced his retirement as NFL’s all-time leading rusher and called his 15-year career a tremendous ride.

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