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Black History Biography of the Day
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Frederick Douglass
1818-1895

Read about Frederick Douglass
This "man who wore his diploma on his back" helped lead his race out of slavery.

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

Lost Boy No More: A True Story of Survival and Salvation
Read about Lost Boy No More: A True Story of Survival and Salvation
At 9 years old Nhial fled 1000 miles to Ethiopia to escape the Muslim raiders who had murdered his family.
Roots
1977

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

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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