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Black History Biography of the Day
Thursday, July 20, 2017

John Marrant
1755-1791

Read about John Marrant
America's first black preacher, a missionary to the Cherokee, and an author, John Marrant lived a life of adventure and hardships to serve God.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

African-American history and Jesus -- Is Jesus relevant for the black community?
by Charles Gilmer

Is the Bible a European book? Is Christianity the white man's religion? Gilmer examines Christianity and the African.


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

Freedom's Pen
Read about Freedom's Pen
Phillis Wheatley's life, slightly fictionalized, comes to life for young girls.
Lilies of the Field
1963

Read about Lilies of the Field
Sidney Poitier builds a chapel and makes history.

Place to Visit

John Brown Memorial Park
Osawatomie, KS

Read about John Brown Memorial Park
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.




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