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#BlackHistory: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln & Henry Berry’s views on Black People

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Black History | First Black President

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Tuesday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated : Moonlight

Moonlight is the little movie that could. About a year and a half ago, the only people talking about Moonlight were Black film geeks. I heard about it from Shadow and Act. I haven’t seen Moonlight, but everyone that I’ve … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominated – Hidden Figures

I have seen Hidden Figures four times. Peanut has seen it twice. In case you haven’t heard of it, Hidden Figures is the story of three Black women: Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson- three brilliant women who worked … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman President

ImeIme A. Umana ’14 will be the first black woman to serve as President of the Harvard Law Review, the legal journal announced Monday. Umana, who hails from Harrisburg, Pa., will be the 131st leader of the organization. As a … Continue reading

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Black History | Jeanette Epps: 1st AA International Space Station Crew Member

Just as the highly anticipated movie Hidden Figures—the story of three African-American women who were crucial in the launch of the first American into orbit—hits theaters, more news of black female achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields … Continue reading

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Black History | The Untold story on how the US GOVT helped create Black ghettos & the hood

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