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Black History Biography of the Day
Monday, September 15, 2014

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

American Despotism
by Walter Williams

Dr. Williams decries the widespread abuse of eminent domain.


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.
Deacons For Defense

Read about Deacons For Defense
The Klan would not stop for Federal injunctions ... but they would stop when their intended victims fought back!

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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