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Black History Biography of the Day
Saturday, June 24, 2017

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

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

Freedom Summer
Read about Freedom Summer
View the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through the eyes of two young boys, one black, the other white.
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

Buffalo Soldier Memorial
Junction City, Kansas

Read about Buffalo Soldier Memorial
A larger-than-life African-American soldier leads his horse westward in tribute to the 9th and 10th Cavalry regiments.




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