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Shani Davis American Speedskater
Shani Davis American Speedskater
Durwin Randle | 11 January

Shani Davis became the first black athlete in 2016 to win a gold metal in an individual event at the Winter Olympic Games.

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Martin & Malcolm & America
Influential African-American Leaders
Durwin Randle | 4 January

James Cone cuts through the superficial assessments of King and Malcolm as polar opposites to reveal two men whose visions were complementary and moving towards convergence.

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Amelia Boynton - Black History Weekly Wednesday
Amelia Boynton – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 10 February

Amelia Boynton was actually born Amelia Platts. She helped plan the Selma to Montgomery March, which became known as Bloody Sunday with MLK and the SCLC.

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James Bevel - Black History Weekly Wednesday
James Bevel – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 3 February

James Bevel became a civil rights activist and played a part in setting up the children’s crusade in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963. In 2008 at the age of 72, James Bevel was convicted of incest and died later that year of pancreatic cancer in Springfield, Virginia. Read More…

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Percy Julian - Black History Weekly Wednesday
Percy Julian – Black History Weekly Wednesday
Durwin Randle | 20 January

Did you know that Percy Julian was one of the first Black Millionaires, before founding Julian Research Institute, a nonprofit organization that he ran. for the rest of his life.

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Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Durwin Randle | 18 January

After nearly eight years of verbal sparring through the media, Martin Luther King Jr, and Malcolm X, finally met for the first and only time in Washington, D.C

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