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Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) Carter Godwin Woodson was born on December 19, 1875, in New Canton, Va. He was a Black historian, author, journalist and the founder of Black History Month. He is considered the first to conduct a scholarly ... (more). This site is the largest online encyclopedia and social network dedicated to Black history and culture. Users can browse our collection of African...
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The Library of Congress celebrates the contributions of African Americans throughout U.S. history.'. "Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement" presents educational and noncommercial radio programs from the 1950s and 1960s that offer historic testimonies – in interviews, speeches, and on-the-spot news reports – from many movement participants, both well-known and unknown. Presented by...
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Welcome to BlackPast.org. This 13,000 page reference center is dedicated to providing information to the general public on African American history and on the history of the more than one billion people of African ancestry around the world. The website is divided into three main areas: African...
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African American - Black History Facts website, over 2,000 Black History facts from On This Date in Black History: A Calendar of Events. William Lloyd Garrison, publisher of the Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper, died on this date in 1879. The Municipal Court of Appeals ruled, on this date in...
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HOPE, MD, Walter M. Hard, a young black barber, has invented a device which will improve trolley car service enormously. Hard's device, which he has patented, makes it almost impossible for the electrical contact on top of a car to slip off the overhead wire. This will eliminate the many wasteful...
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Printed Black History bowties featuring African American heroes to celebrate your history in style. Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Billie Holiday and more. Currently our web site features Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, and Jackie Robinson, - but many more are on the way (including Thurgood Marshall and a Harlem Renaissance theme)! If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to send us...
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Black Heritage Commemorative Society site for Black Heritage and African American stamp collectors. Own valuable, mint-condition, official U.S. postage stamps and biographies honoring Black Americans. Collecting this increasingly rare part of our history is more than an investment in Black America's past. It's an investment in its future. But you must act quickly. Due to limited supplies, this...
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“Reflections” by Terrence A. Reese (TAR) Reflections is an intimate collection of documentary-style photographs of iconic African-Americans whose careers and contributions have addressed the fundamental political, social, and economic barriers and divides that has plagued our country while achieving some of the most highest honors and accolades as an instrument to social change and racial...
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Great Black Heroes looks at the men and women over the last 200 year who have influenced society and citizens therein for the better. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm XWisi arcu est donec. Ut varius vestibulum ligula est labore semper ornare morbi leo porttitor leo. Cras vitae adipiscing vel blandit donec vel elit dapibus erat ut sed quam arcu ut vestibulum. Tincidunt nisl nunc. Elit...
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Madame C. J. Walker (born Sarah Breedlove) was America’s first Black millionaire businesswoman. Mixing one concoction of oils after another in a washtub, she finally created a hairdressing formula that influenced the hair industry and changed the looks of black women. In 1905, she invented and patented a straightening comb, which when heated and used with her hairdressing formula changed...
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Black History Studies Ltd aim to provide a wide range of courses and activities which will provide people with the opportunity to pursue their interest in Black History and Black Studies. We believe that Black History and Black Studies should be studied throughout the year and not just during Black History Month held in October. El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) said that "Education is your...
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Explore the California African-American Freedom Trail through Our Roots Run Deep: the Black Experience in California, Vols. .1-4 by John William Templeton; book tours on SFSoul Shuttle, invite Templeton to speak at your event, find out about new events which interpret the history. Experience your inner cowboy and frontier spirit throughout the wild wonders of the Golden State for seven days as...
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The Museum of African American History, Boston, is a not-for-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans. The Museum's education programs offer fun for all age groups and are rooted in our historic sites, past and present exhibitions, and rich scholarly research. Our series of hands-on, interactive activities...
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Welcome to the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience! The Wright Museum opens minds and changes lives through the exploration and celebration of African American history and culture. Welcome to the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience! The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History opens minds and changes lives...
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Black History - A list of interesting facts about the long journey of the African-American people from slavery to the presidency of the United States. Facts about the people and events that helped them gain their freedom and their civil rights. Black history (African-American history) is a story of pain, suffering, and injustice; however it is also a story of great bravery, determination and...
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Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, Sojourner Truth: instantly recognizable personalities when you think about contributions from important black Americans. Robert S. Abbott, Jill Brown, and Ernie Davis were on the front lines too - but they may not immediately come to mind. How do you mix the famous, the familiar, and the forgotten when talking about brilliant pioneers...
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This site is the Web’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical Black American Biographies. It contains hundreds of inspirational stories of Black American Achievement. Our mission is inspiration… and our mission is education…the kind they don’t teach in schools. These extraordinary stories of perseverance and triumph remind us that Black American achievement has influenced every...
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Statues and monuments stand in honor of John Brown and the men who fought with him on the site of the Battle of Ossawotamie in Eastern Kansas. Ada Ruth gives young readers a first-hand look at the poverty and struggles of Black Americans at home during the Second World War. Why do so many Negroes disdain the growing group of black conservatives? Black History Review: Honoring African-American...
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All Discussions on Black History, both modern and ancient History goes in here. Topics include ancient Israel and Egypt. If you have questions related to Hebrews, Jews, Judaism, Christianity or any Religious topic, please post it here. Who was the woman who traveled with the first Africans to arrive in Boston? Do Black Women Have Abortions When The Baby Father Is Caucasian? Celebrating Black...
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