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Black History Biography of the Day
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Frederick Douglass

Read about Frederick Douglass
This "man who wore his diploma on his back" helped lead his race out of slavery.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

Her Own Bodyguard: Eleanor Roosevelt, Civil Rights, and Guns
by David Kopel

Eleanor Roosevelt would not let the Ku Klux Klan prevent her from speaking on civil disobedience -- even if she had to pack her own protection.

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THE AWAKE PROJECT:Uniting Against the African Aids Crisis
Read about THE AWAKE PROJECT:Uniting Against the African Aids Crisis
More than thirty authors attempt to break the hearts of the evangelical church over the tragedy of AIDS in Africa.

Read about Glory
In 1863, African-American troops stormed Confederate Fort Wagner for the Union, for equality, and for glory.

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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