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Captured Imagination of America
Captured Imagination of America
Durwin Randle | 19 January

He became the symbol not only of the civil rights movement but of America itself; a symbol of a land of freedom where people of all races, creeds, and nationalities could live together as a “beloved community.”

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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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Fannie Lou Hamer - Black History Month 2015
Fannie Lou Hamer – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015
Durwin Randle | 21 January

Fannie Lou Hamer was born October 6, 1917, in Montgomery County, Mississippi. In 1944 this lady met municipal rights activists

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Celebrating Martin Luther King's Birthday 2015
Celebrating Martin Luther King’s Birthday 2015
Durwin Randle | 19 January
To celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., I figured I would introduce you to a book I read
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Betty Shabazz - Black History Month 2015
Betty Shabazz – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015
Durwin Randle | 14 January

Betty Shabazz, also referred to as Betty X, was born Betty Dean Sanders. Even though her birth reports cannot be

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Lonnie-G Johnson - Black History Month 2015
Lonnie G Johnson – Black History Weekly Wednesday 2015
Durwin Randle | 7 January

Finishing his master’s, Lonnie G. Johnson signed up with the Air Force and was assigned to the Strategic Air Command,

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Black History Month Has Come To An End In 2014
Black History Month In 2014 Has Come To An End
Durwin Randle | 28 February

We’ve come to the end of Black History Month for 2014, but we haven’t come the end of learning about

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Patricia Bath - Black History Month
Patricia Bath – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 10 February

Born in Harlem, New York, on November 4, 1942, Patricia Bath became the first African American to complete a residency

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Allen Allensworth - Black History Month
Allen Allensworth – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 8 February

Allen Allensworth was given birth to in Louisville, Kentucky, on April 7, 1842, within the slavery system of the antebellum

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Alvin Ailey - Black History Month
Alvin Ailey – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 7 February

Alvin Ailey was a choreographer who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958. His most well-known dance is

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Lorraine Hansberry - Black History Month
Lorraine Hansberry – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 2 February

A Raisin in the Sun, a play about a struggling black family, which opened on Broadway to great success. Lorraine

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Kareem Abdul Jabbar – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 25 February

Early In Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Years Kareem Abdul Jabbar was born in New York City in 1947. A dominant high school

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Eugene Allen - Black History Month
Eugene Allen – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 11 February

Born on July 14, 1919, in Scottsville, Virginia, Eugene Allen was in fact a African-American butler who served under eight

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Angela Davis - Scholar, Civil Rights Activist
Angela Davis – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 10 February

Angela Davis is best known as a radical African American educator, activist for civil rights and issues surrounding the private

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Robyn Rihanna
Robyn Rihanna – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 9 February

Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on February 20, 1988 in Barbados, Rihanna signed with Def Jam records at age 16 and

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Mary J. Blige In The Studio
Mary J. Blige – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 5 February

Mary J. Blige was given birth to on January 11, 1971. At the age of 17-year, Blige was singing karaoke,

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Carter G. Woodson - Black History Month
Carter G Woodson – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 2 February

Carter Godwin Woodson was born December 19, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia to Anna Eliza and James Woodson. The first

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Martin Luther King Jr. 1965
Martin Luther King Jr.
Durwin Randle | 21 January

In 1960 King and his family moved to Atlanta, his native city, where he joined his father as co-pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. But this didn’t stop King.

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