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Black History Biography of the Day
Monday, September 01, 2014

Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper
1854-1940

Read about Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper
The first colored graduate of West Point, Henry Ossian Flipper served his country in the Cavalry and civilian life alike.

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

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.
Lilies of the Field
1963

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

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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