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Freedom Summer at 50

History of the present and the past…

An Epitaph that Keeps Giving

One summary of what went on.  It was a joy being amongst so many veterans and young activists at the same time, in one place: 7 more words


Why Are There So Few Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History

Why Are There So Few Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History


Conversation Project

Author and educator Walidah Imarisha will lead participants through an interactive timeline of Black history in Oregon that speaks to the history of race, identity, and power in this state and the nation. 71 more words


Research: The Negro Motorist

As I was researching and drawing the story of Bessie Stringfield I ran across The Green Book. It was a book used by black people when traveling during Jim Crow era. 19 more words

Today In Charleston History: September 1


Jean Pierre Purry, wrote about South Carolina:

The Trade of Carolina is now so considerable that of late years there has sail’d from thence Annually above 200 ships … besides 3 ships of war … which had above 100 Men on Board.

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History - Charleston

Bessie Stringfield

I have some tweaking to do, but I am really into these colors.

2 Picture Books About ... Music and dance

Arriving in the classroom, I heard music before spotting a mini-crowd of preschoolers break dancing on the circle carpet.

“Yeah, our classroom is a fun one,” the other teacher said to me by way of a greeting. 492 more words

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My President is "Black" Though

August 14th, 2013 12:36 pm

“I am currently in Los Angeles, CA visiting from college. While everybody goes back home for summer to parlay with their friends & family I am forced to stay in Humboldt County because my pops doesn’t have a spot. 1,482 more words

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