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Love Over Hate

Love Over Hate: A Celebration of Loving Day America may be the “land of the free,” but the right to love is relatively new. On June 12, 1967, the United…
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Derek Redmond’s Inspiring Story of Olympic Proportions

If you don’t know who Derek Redmond is, after watching this video, it should be hard to forget him. One of Britain’s most famous athletes is Derek Redmond. In 1985…
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3 African American Museums You’ve Got to Check Out

Books, podcasts, apps are just a few ways for people to learn more about African American history. Visiting museums is another great idea. Fortunately, there are tons of museums that…
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Little Known Black Inventors

How many Black inventors can you name? Everyone knows about George Washington Carver and his peanut inventions—from peanut milk to peanut paper—but what about the others? African Americans have come…
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Black History Year Round

Black History Month is coming to a close today, but that doesn’t mean you should stop learning new facts or commemorating heroes. African American history should be celebrated year round,…
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Books for Black History Month

Reading books is one of the most common ways people celebrate Black History Month and for good reason—it’s a wonderful way to relax while expanding your knowledge. Listed below are…
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Fascinating Black Leaders of Today

Then you can thank the creator and executive producer Shona Rhimes. Shonda Rhimes is the “first African-American woman to create and executive produce a top-ten network series.” Rhimes has created hits like Grey’s Anatomy,…
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The Moses of Her People

Harriet Tubman is an epic historical figure and our shero. She lead an untold number of slaves to freedom, was a nurse, scout, and spy for the Union Army during…
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Should There Be a Winnie Mandela Day?

Activist and leader, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2nd. Her death was felt by millions of people who loved and admired her. Tomorrow, April 14th, Mandela will be laid to…
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#SayHerName: Marielle Franco

The murder of Marielle Franco, a Brazilian city councilor, was a shock not just to Brazil, but the entire world. People everywhere are expressing their sorrow and anger. Demonstrators have…
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