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Black History Biography of the Day
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Jackie Robinson
1919-1972

Read about Jackie Robinson
With skill and courage, Jackie Robinson broke down the walls of segregation that locked black Americans out of professional sports.

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.


This Week's Featured Black History Resources

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Featured Movie

The Other Side
Read about The Other Side
The Other Side offers young readers a gentle peek into life under segregation.
Lilies of the Field
1963

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

Place to Visit

John Brown Memorial Park
Osawatomie, KS

Read about John Brown Memorial Park
Statues and monuments stand in honor of John Brown and the men who fought with him on the site of the Battle of Ossawotamie in Eastern Kansas.




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