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Black History Biography of the Day
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Phillis Wheatley
circa 1753-1784

Read about Phillis Wheatley
Though arriving in the American colonies as a slave, Phillis Wheatley wrote the first book published by an American black and the second written by a woman in North America.

Black History Review's Article of the Day

Her Own Bodyguard: Eleanor Roosevelt, Civil Rights, and Guns
by David Kopel

Eleanor Roosevelt would not let the Ku Klux Klan prevent her from speaking on civil disobedience -- even if she had to pack her own protection.

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The Faith of Condoleezza Rice
Read about The Faith of Condoleezza Rice
Learn of the faith that brought a sharecropper's daughter to a place of national leadership and world-wide recognition.
Lilies of the Field

Read about Lilies of the Field
Sidney Poitier builds a chapel and makes history.

Place to Visit

Buffalo Soldier Memorial
Junction City, Kansas

Read about Buffalo Soldier Memorial
A larger-than-life African-American soldier leads his horse westward in tribute to the 9th and 10th Cavalry regiments.

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