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African-American history has played an integral role in the shaping of politics, economics, and culture in the United States. Growing up, how did you learn about the accomplishments and struggles of African Americans? Were you in a classroom? Reading a book? Talking with relatives or friends? How has your understanding or knowledge of African-American history changed and/or developed over time? What do you think is the most effective way to pass along this rich and growing history to future generations?
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Marcus Robinson

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My mother was born and raised in and all black town called Mound Bayou in Mississippi. She ...

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Carolyn Davenport-Moncel

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Watching episode two of "The African Americans" with my two daughters here in Lausanne, ...

Camille

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I learned about accomplishments and struggles of African Americans through black history ...

Brenda Harvey

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A great deal of what I learned about our history cane from a book called "Great Negroes ...

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