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  • Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World

    “Inspiration allows 30 exceptional people to tell their unique stories. Each of these women takes us on her life journey, describing the people, the teachings and the circumstances that shaped her. We see the role that family, culture, community and mentorship play, as well as the ...

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  • Tuskegee Love Letters

         “My father was a pilot with the all-Negro Tuskegee Airmen; my mother a steno-typist… Separated by war and duty, they shared the events of their lives through letters. They wrote about their joys, their dreams and their individual struggles. ...

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  • Singing, The Lord’s Song In A Strange Land

    The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowry has not only been a witness to the transformation of America, from a land of oppression to one that is run by an African-American president, he has been a righteous participant. His words have been heard during times of struggle, as a peaceful foot soldier in the Civil ...

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  • Book on Black Memorabilia Documents Movement

    Among the estimated 50,000 collectors of Black memorabilia, the phenomena of gathering and sharing these items has been described as a “movement” by such historians as Malinda F. Saunders and Jeannette Carson. The duo wrote a book about the depictions of Black people in America and ...

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  • Book Documents Movement to Gather Black Memorabilia

    Among the estimated 50,000 collectors of Black Memorabilia, the phenomenon of gathering and sharing these items has been described as a “movement” by such historians as Malinda F. Saunders and Jeannette Carson. They focus on the depictions of Black people in America and how those ...

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  • The Cross & the Lynching Tree

    “The cross and the lynching tree are separated by nearly 2,000 years. One is the universal symbol of Christian faith; the other is the quintessential symbol of black oppression in America… Despite the obvious similarities between Jesus’ death on a cross and the death of ...

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  • Round & Round Together

    “About four months before the March on Washington, Dr. Martin Luther King was arrested during demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama. While in jail, he wrote a letter in which he explained why he protested… ‘When you suddenly find your tongue twisted and your speech stammering ...

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  • 10 Best Black Books of 2011 (Non-Fiction)

    1. Sister Citizen by Melissa Harris-Perry 2. Fatal Invention by Dorothy Roberts 3. Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? by Touré 4. Muzzled by Juan Williams 5. A Reason to Believe by Governor Deval Patrick 6. Ashamed to Die by Andrew J. Skerritt 7. Super Rich by Russell Simmons 8. ...

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