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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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Mary Gray

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Born 1954 in Louisiana and schooled in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the sixties I experienced a ...

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Damali Najuma Smith

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Growing up, I did not learn in a class or in books about the struggles of African ...

Bernice Boddie

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The volume Virginia Kaleidoscope covered my family's multinational roots showing me that I ...

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