Captured Imagination of America
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Captured Imagination of America

MLK became the symbol not only of the civil rights movement but for America as well. Symbolizing a land where people of all races, creeds, and nationalities could freely live together as a “beloved community.”

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History Facts

When you understand a few things about the past. It helps you appreciate today while looking forward for tomorrow!

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Shani Davis American Speedskater

Shani Davis American Speedskater

Shani Davis became the first black athlete in 2016 to win a gold metal in an individual event at the Winter Olympic Games.

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Influential African-American Leaders

Influential African-American Leaders

James Cone cuts through the superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were complementary and moving towards convergence.

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Amelia Boynton - Black History Weekly Wednesday

Amelia Boynton – Black History Weekly Wednesday

Amelia Boynton was actually born Amelia Platts. She helped plan the Selma to Montgomery March, which became known as Bloody Sunday with MLK and the SCLC.

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James Bevel – Black History Weekly Wednesday

James Bevel became a civil rights activist and played a part in setting up the children’s crusade in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. In 2008 at the age of 72, James Bevel was convicted of incest and died later that year of pancreatic cancer in Springfield, Virginia. Read More…

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Selma to Montgomery March Fifty One Years Ago

The march from Selma to Montgomery that took place 51 years ago was actually a total of three separate marches which began on March 7, …

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Percy Julian - Black History Weekly Wednesday

Percy Julian – Black History Weekly Wednesday

Did you know that Percy Julian was one of the first Black Millionaires, before founding Julian Research Institute, a nonprofit organization that he ran. for the rest of his life.

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Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

After nearly eight years of verbal sparring through the media, Martin Luther King Jr, and Malcolm X, finally met for the first and only time in Washington, D.C

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Rosa Parks - Black History Weekly Wednesday

Rosa Parks – Black History Weekly Wednesday

When Rosa Parks arrived at the courthouse for trial with her attorney Fred Gray, she was found guilty for violating a local ordinance and was fined $10 along with a $4 court fee.

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Black History Weekly Wednesday

Black History Weekly Wednesday

Black History Weekly Wednesday was created to honor people in Black History not only during the month of February, but each week throughout the year.

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Claudette Colvin - Black History Weekly Wednesday

Claudette Colvin – Black History Weekly Wednesday

Claudette Colvin, was actually the first woman at 15-years-of-age that wouldn’t give up her seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Tyrese Gibson - How God's Test Will Become Your Testimony

Tyrese Gibson – How God’s Test Will Become Your Testimony

God always has a way of speaking to you just the way you need to hear it. Tyrese Gibson delivers a message that millions of …

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Major Taylor - Black History Month 2015

Major Taylor – Black History Month 2015

Early In Years Marshall Walter aka Major Taylor was born November 26, 1878, in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the early years of his life, Taylor grew …

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