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Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950)

Carter G. Woodson is known as "The Father of Black History." During the month of February, American take the time ...
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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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Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)

Sojourner Truth (1797-1883)

Born Isabella Baumfree, Sojourner Truth became the first black woman orator to lecture against slavery. When asked how she received ...
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Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993)

Judge Thurgood Marshall was a great lawyer and Civil Rights leader. As chief counsel for the NAACP, he won the ...
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Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad was a method that helped slaves escape from the South to the North during the mid-1800's. The ...
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Voting

Voting In March 1870, the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted giving blacks for the first time ...
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W.E.B. DuBois (1868-1963)

W.E.B. DuBois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In 1909, Dubois became one of the founders ...
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Xavier University

Xavier University in Louisiana is the nation's only institution of higher learning that is historically Black and Catholic. According to ...
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When Meriwether Lewis met up with William Clark along the Ohio River, which was the start of their famous Lewis ...
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Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)

Zora Neale Hurston was an anthropologists folklorist and writer.  She was born in Notasulga, Alabama, on January 7, 1891. Later ...
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