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S. Allen Counter, Neurobiologist & Explorer, Dies At 73

Samuel Allen Counter, a neurobiology professor and founding director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, died on Wednesday at age 73 from cancer, the  414 more words


How to Create a Library Culture

One of the greatest things my mother ever did for me was regularly take me to the public library when I was a kid. I don’t recall any exact schedule or regular routine, but I’m guessing every two weeks or so—perhaps more during the summer. 474 more words

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The Background to Black History Month Ireland

Nigerian-born Zephrynus Okechi Ikeh (known as Zeph) established Black History Month Ireland in 2010. Celebrations were held in Cork, where Zeph lived at the time. 595 more words

"We Fight for Men and Women Whose Poetry has Not Yet Been Written..." Remembering Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts 

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When it learned that the Federal Government was recruiting African Americans, both free men and former slaves as soldiers the Confederate Congress issued this proclamation: 814 more words


Xena reblogged this on We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident and commented:

I learned of the 54th Regiment by watching the movie "Glory." It was so interesting that I then purchased a book about it. Thanks for this post.

The Emancipation Proclaimation Didn't Free All Slaves?!

At the dawn of the African American enlightenment period better known as Black Folk Becoming Woke, people are becoming more interested in the history of those who were once slaves. 764 more words


Robert Lee Hill (1892 - 1963)

(1892 – 1963)


  • Founded the Progressive Farmers and Household Workers Union of America
  • Worked for Santa Fe Railway for forty years
  • Member of Topeka Kansas NAACP…
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Honoring the fight for rights of black history

by Elise Tran & Aminah Khan, Staff Writers

The month of February marks the beginning of black history month. It’s important to acknowledge black history and how society has progressed over time. 399 more words