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Black History Month

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Black Suffragists and Activists: Addie Waites Hunton

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
In preparation for Black History Month, I did a little research and uncovered some fascinating people like Addie Waites Hunton, an African American suffragist, activist, writer, political organizer, and educator.   […]
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Black History Month: Picturing Families

Posted about 3 years ago by Lisa Crisman
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History develops themes for Black History Month each year. The themes “reflect changes in how people of African descent in […]
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Explore Black History Across America

Posted about 3 years ago by Katherine Daigle
The roots of Black History Month spans back to 1926 when what is now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), established the second week […]
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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
Carter G. Woodson, the “Father of Black History”, established Negro History Week in 1926. He chose the second week in February because of two important birthdays – Frederick Douglass on […]
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The Declaration of Independence Today

Posted about 4 years ago by kathryn Coker
On July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. However, the legal separation from England actually happened on July 2, 1776, when the delegates […]
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