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Black History Biography of the Day
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jackie Robinson
1919-1972

Read about Jackie Robinson
With skill and courage, Jackie Robinson broke down the walls of segregation that locked black Americans out of professional sports.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

The universal affliction of irresponsibility
by Star Parker

Parker compares the problems in America to those in Palestine and boils them down to one thing: irresponsibility.


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.
Roots
1977

Read about Roots
This is the dramatic story of one family's 4-generation struggle for freedom

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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