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Black History Biography of the Day
Friday, April 29, 2016

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

Rosa Parks and history
by Thomas Sowell

Why was Rosa Parks' bus segregated? Did market forces do that?


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

YOUNG FREDERICK DOUGLASS: The Slave Who Learned to Read
Read about YOUNG FREDERICK DOUGLASS: The Slave Who Learned to Read
Frederick Douglass' boyhood inspires today's children.
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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