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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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Zora Neale Hurston - Black History Month 2015
Zora Neale Hurston – Black History Month 2015
Durwin Randle | 2 February

Given birth to in Alabama on January 7, 1891, Zora Neale Hurston invested her early adulthood studying at numerous colleges

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Ralph D. Abernathy - Black History Month
Ralph Abernathy – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 21 February

Ralph Abernathy was a Baptist minister who, with Martin Luther King Jr., organized the historical Montgomery bus boycotts. He co-founded

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Hank Aaron - Black History Month
Hank Aaron – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 18 February

Born into humble circumstances on February 5, 1934, in Mobile, Alabama, Hank Aaron ascended the ranks of the Negro Leagues

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Maya Angelou Part1 - Black History Month
Maya Angelou Part2 – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 17 February
In the future Successes Maya Angelou has written a number of autobiographies all through her career, including All God's Children
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Maya Angelou Part1 - Black History Month
Maya Angelou Part1 – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 16 February

Maya Angelou is famous for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which made literary history as

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Dwight David Howard - Black History Month
Dwight Howard – Black History Month
Durwin Randle | 3 February

Dwight David Howard Jr. was a high school standout at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy. Dwight selected to go without college

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