Category: Black History Month

5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Happy Black History Month!  Although Black history IS American history, the many contributions that Black Americans have made to America often go unnoticed. Some Americans don’t want to deal with the fact that slavery existed in this country for hundreds of years, or that people continued to discriminate against Black Americans for over 100 years […]

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Black History Month: Jane Bolin

This week for Black History Month, I will be highlighting Jane Bolin. Like many of the previous individuals who have been highlighted in this series, Ms. Bolin’s accomplishments included numerous accomplishments that paved the way for African Americans. Some of those accomplishments included, but are not limited to: 1st black woman to graduate from Yale […]

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Black History Month Highlight: Macon B. Allen

This week, I am continuing the Black History Month Highlight series and introducing you to Macon B. Allen. Although Mr. Allen may not be as well known as Thurgood Marshall, his accomplishments are equally if not more noteworthy, especially considering that the majority of his accomplishments occurred before the abolition of slavery and before African […]

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