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Billie Holiday vs United States

Billie Holiday, one of the most famous of jazz singers of all time and was a superstar of her day. She first rose to prominence in the 1930’s with a unique style along with her emotional intensity, innovative techniques and touching songs reinvented...

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May 3, 2021

Billie Holiday vs United States

Billie Holiday, one of the most famous of jazz singers of all time and was a superstar of her day. She first rose to prominence i…

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Feb. 22, 2021

Pioneering Genius: The Life of Percy Levon Julian

Percy Julian was a pioneering chemist who with only a 10th grade education went on to earn his Ph.D. His research into chemical s…

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Feb. 8, 2021

The Origins of Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of the study and achievements of African Americans and a time when they weren't bein…

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Feb. 3, 2021

The Tuskegee Experiment

The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, was an unethical natural history study conducted between 1932 and 197…

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Jan. 26, 2021

The Negro League: Part 4 - Major League Integration

The last episode in the 4 part series about the Negro Leagues, I discuss the peak of the Negro National League during World War 2…

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Jan. 11, 2021

The Life of Josh Gibson

Joshua Gibson was a Negro League catcher and one of the greatest home run hitters in the game’s history. Known as “the black Babe…

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The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968, an event that shocked the world. A Civil Rights Leader, Baptist ministe…

What Is the 15th Amendment?

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Who were the Scottsboro Boys?

The Scottsboro Boys were nine black teenagers - The nine teenagers were Charlie Weems, Ozie Powell, Clarence Norris, Andrew and Leroy Wright, Olen Montgo…