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Black History Biography of the Day
Friday, February 27, 2015

Frederick Douglass
1818-1895

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

Blacks gaining new political vision
by Star Parker

Being a Democrat is in and of itself enough to capture the black vote ... or is it?


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

Escape From Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity--and My Journey to Freedom in America
Read about Escape From Slavery: The True Story of My Ten Years in Captivity--and My Journey to Freedom in America
From an idyllic Sudanese farm to horrifying slavery to prominence in America, Francis Bok's Christian faith sustained him.
Lilies of the Field
1963

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

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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