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Blog Archive

Wed, 12.12.2018

The Importance of Knowing Your Heritage, Claytee White

Educator and historian, Claytee White shares her viewpoints on the importance of more African Americans knowing more about their own heritage

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Wed, 21.11.2018

Thanksgiving and African American history, a brief article

*Thanksgiving, 1777 and African American history is briefly address on this date. That year, the turning point of America’s Revolutionary War occurred with victory over the British at Saratoga.  In response the Continental Congress then delivered a decree for the 13 colonies to give thanks.  Black slaves also took part in the celebration throughout the […]

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Fri, 13.07.2018

Admiration (my grandmother), Carlyle Brown

Playwrite, Author, and Artistic Director Carlyle Brown shares a personal example of generational intersectionality and why he admires his grandmother

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Tue, 19.06.2018

21 Centruy Challenge To The Black Family, Charles Blockson

Charles Blockson, historian, eudcator and collector shares what the current American Black Family could add to one another

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Fri, 11.05.2018

Dinkinesh discovered

*On this date in 1974, Australopithecus afarensis or AL 288-1, was discovered in Ethiopia.  This was several hundred pieces of bone fossils representing 40 percent of the skeleton of a female of the hominin species. In Ethiopia, the assembly is known as Dinkinesh, which means “you are marvelous” in the Amharic language.  In western language the discovery is known as […]

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Thu, 26.04.2018

Legacy Museum from Enslavement to Incarceration opens

*On this date in 2018, the Legacy Museum from Enslavement to Incarceration opened.  The Museum is an African American history museum that covers broad themes from slavery to present-day police violence. Housed in a building which was once home to slaves, the museum is hosts hundreds of exhibits dedicated to the domestic slave trade practiced in the country. Visitors to the museum can browse through historical […]

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Wed, 11.04.2018

What Should African Americans Know More About Native Americans, Walter Goodwin Jr.

College advisor Walter Goodwin Jr. shares his views on a disconnect in the African and Native American community

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Sat, 17.03.2018

Family History, Larry Fitzgerald Sr.

Sports Journalist Larry Fitzgerald  Sr., shares some background about his family history  

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Thu, 14.12.2017

Search the Registry

Ms. Mann Hill begins the tutorial series with important content access information 👀

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Sun, 10.12.2017

Youth Programs

Mr. Asencio describes our two Street Team youth 🧒🏾👦🏿programs

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

*Hear ye, hear ye This court is now in session His Honor, Judge Pigmeat Markham presidin Hear ye, hear ye, the court of swing It's just about ready to do that thing I don't... HERE COMES THE JUDGE by Pigmeat Markham
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