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Black History Biography of the Day
Saturday, October 01, 2016

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
1884-1962

Read about Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
In First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, civil rights leaders found a committed, courageous ally.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

Obituary of Robert Hicks, founder of Deacons for Defense
by Douglas Martin

Someone had called to say the Ku Klux Klan was coming to bomb Robert Hicks’s house. The police said there was nothing they could do.


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

Coming On Home Soon
Read about Coming On Home Soon
Ada Ruth gives young readers a first-hand look at the poverty and struggles of Black Americans at home during the Second World War.
Roots
1977

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

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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