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“Looking out at these beautiful, talented young women, I know that we have the power to keep reaching higher and defying the odds, and achieving those firsts, and seconds, and thirds, and hundreds, and thousands until a black principal dancer is no longer a cause for headlines.
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Black History 365 - First first fully state-supported four-year institution of higher learning for African-Americans
In 2016 for my Black History 365 series, I explore the obvious and not so obvious parts of American history that those called Black have taken part in. 214 more words
Black History: Special Delivery!!
Daniel A. Payne (1811-1893) was a religious leader, teacher, author, historian, and college president. Payne was a staunch advocate of education and training of ministers. 317 more words
The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service studying the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural African American men in Alabama under the auspices that they would receive free healthcare from the United States government. 589 more words