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George Washington Carver (1860-1943)

George Washington Carver was born in 1860. Born of slave parents in Diamond Grove, Missouri, Carver was rescued from Confederate ...
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Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)

Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)

Harriet Tubman was one of the greatest Underground Railroad conductors. She is also known as the "Moses of Her People." ...
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Ida B. Wells Barnett (1862-1931)

Ida B. Wells Barnett was a co-founder of the NAACP, an anti-lynch crusader and a Black female journalist. After earning ...
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Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. It is also known as the African American Independence ...
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Kente Cloth

Kente Cloth

The Kente Cloth is an Asante ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom. It is made from threads of ...
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Kwanzaa (December 26 – January 1)

Kwanzaa is holiday celebrated by African-Americans. The holiday was started in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, Ph.D in 1966. It ...
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Lift Every Voice and Sing

Lift Every Voice and Sing was written by black poet and civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson. It was originally ...
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