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Black History Biography of the Day
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Phillis Wheatley
circa 1753-1784

Read about Phillis Wheatley
Though arriving in the American colonies as a slave, Phillis Wheatley wrote the first book published by an American black and the second written by a woman in North America.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

Jobs and Snow Jobs
by Thomas Sowell

Sowell considers the idea that President Bush has lost one million jobs.


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

Follow the Drinking Gourd
Read about Follow the Drinking Gourd
Children will love this story of historical underground railroad conducto Peg Leg Joe.
The Runaway

Read about The Runaway
Two boys and a couragous sheriff start to change the racial climate in a rural Georgia town.

Place to Visit

Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site
Topeka, KS

Read about Brown vs Board of Education National Historic Site
A formerly-segregated school bears testimony to the decisions that ended 'Seperate but equal' 50 years ago.




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