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Black History Biography of the Day
Saturday, April 19, 2014

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

More Than Anything Else
Read about More Than Anything Else
Slightly fictionalized story of Booker T Washington's childhood inspires young readers.
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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