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Black history in the United States includes leaders in the fields of politics, civil rights, entertainment and sports. The month of February has been Black History month since 1976, coinciding with the birth month of abo... More »

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Some little known facts about Black History are that Rosa Parks was not the first black woman to refuse to move to the back of a bus and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was not prepared. Also, only a rel... More »

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Some black history facts about church are that historians believe that church leaders established predominantly black churches as early as the 1700s and that only a few denominations of black churches existed until the U... More »

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Some interesting facts about Eleanor Roosevelt include: her father was an alcoholic, she was the first First Lady to become an active participant in her husband's politics and she knew Franklin Roosevelt as a child. Elea... More »

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Black history is full of strong, inspiring leaders, determined to overcome the many challenges faced by their people. One of the most memorable is Martin Luther King, Jr., who gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on A... More »

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Black History Month celebrates the contributions made by African-Americans to the history of the United States. The U.S. observes National African-American History Month in February of each year. More »

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Some black history facts about church are that historians believe that church leaders established predominantly black churches as early as the 1700s and that only a few denominations of black churches existed until the U... More »

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