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Celebrating Black History Month: Deborah Archer Makes ACLU History!

Deborah Archer, a civil rights attorney and professor at New York University School of Law, is the…

Celebrating lack History Month: Sarah Rector Richest Girl in America in 1913

Sarah Rector was born in 1902 in Taft, Oklahoma. She came from very humble beginnings, but later…

Celebrating Black History Month: Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman (1892-1926) Coleman became the first black woman to earn a pilot’s license and the first…

An African American Invented THAT?? Indeed They Did!

Alfred L. Cralle (September 4, 1866 – May 6, 1919) an African-American businessman and inventor of the…

Black History Month: Harriet Tubman – Activist and Abolitionist

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist and political activist. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently…

Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm – First Black Woman Elected To Congress

Shirley Anita Chisholm (November 30, 1924 – January 1, 2005) was an American politician, educator, and author. In…

Black History Month: Wilma Rudolph – Gold Medal Olympian and Role Model

Wilma Glodean Rudolph (June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994) was an African-American sprinter born in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, who became…

Black History Month: Barack Obama Becomes President Of The U.S.A.

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of…

Black History Month: Robert Johnson Becomes A Billionaire

Robert Johnson became the first African American to become a billionaire when he sold the cable entertainment…

Black History Month: Jackie Robinson Plays Major League Baseball

Born January 31, 1919, Jack Roosevelt Robinson was an American professional baseball player who became the first…



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