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Black Students Ask: Where are African-Americans in U.S. History?

How would our lives be if Black Americans were completely left out of our nation’s history? What if textbooks, biographies, and never mentioned with any significance to America or we, as citizens, continue to be unaware of who these people are/were and what they have contributed to America? 1,415 more words

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Kick Off Black History Month With an Important Lesson Plan

Help students, children and even families to discover and learn about a previously unknown/ little known notable African-American figure with any significance to American history. Teachers, give assignments to your students pertaining to black history. 355 more words

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Lawyering Cultural Competence Training at Charlotte School Of Law

Cultural competence is a set of cultural behaviors, skills, and attitudes integrated into a system, agency, or its professionals, enabling them to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. 

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"Under the Mesquite" A Mexican-American Cultural Awareness Narrative for MedEd

By Mark Kuczewski

Helping medical students to gain cultural awareness and insight into the experience of patients and families from backgrounds different than their own is no small task.  589 more words

Heritage and Extended Families: My Grandfather, My Life

Extended family structures of black households in America, or for myself specifically, should NOT be indicative of absentee, irresponsible, or unloving parents-mother or father. I was raised in my maternal grandparents’ household as a result of my mother’s desire to start a career. 1,817 more words

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28 Days to Honor the Forgotten and Unknown

Well, here we are with another year in which we have 28 full days to honor, appreciate, acknowledge, celebrate, LEARN, TELL and TEACH about African Americans who helped shape and build this country’s infrastructure by making many awesome and unfortunately unknown societal contributions, during BLACK HISTORY MONTH in February. 1,382 more words

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"Why We Can't Wait": Not Simply a Book

My mother was once a very active, popular, politically connected and civically involved person in her youth. I remember her telling me stories of her early involvement with the civil rights movement during the early 1960’s. 1,110 more words

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