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Black History Biography of the Day
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

Slavery Reparations
by Walter Williams

Economist and author Walter Williams discusses reparations for slavery.


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.
Roots
1977

Read about Roots
This is the dramatic story of one family's 4-generation struggle for freedom

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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