Home » Blog » Black History » Black History Entertainment » This Day in Black History Oct. 17 This Day in Black History Oct. 17 October 17, 2017 AK Rose 0 Black History, Black History Entertainment, Wyclef Jean, the celebrated Haitian-American rapper, singer and songwriter, was born on Oct. 17, 1969. Source: This Day in Black History: Oct. 17, 1969 | This Day in Black History | National | BET Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: BET, This Day in Black History Oct. 17 Previous: This Day in Black History Oct. 16 1968 Tommie Smith and John Carlos give Black Power salute at the Olympics Next: Ezekiel Elliott Will Play vs. 49ers in Week 7 After Suspension Related posts BET Acquires Rights to ‘Carl Weber’s The Family Business’ Series – Multichannel New African American TV series on BET. Source: BET Acquires Rights to 'Carl Weber's The Family Business' Series - Multichannel This Day In Black History: September 15 Four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.