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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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Ramona Lewis

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I was very fortunate that I grew up in the 60s and early 70s when black history was a ...

Andrea Brooks

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Hello!! I learned of the civil rights struggles when I became an adult and researched it ...

Lisa Agyemang-Duah

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I learned about African-American history from my wonderful, loving and nurturing ...

Me and King and Queen County

Ky'a Jackson

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I started working on my family tree in 2000 with my mother. She was the youngest of seven ...

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