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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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Denise Muhammad

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Growing up I learned about African-American history from my mother and grandmother. ...

Jackie Lannin

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My father was a very social man and had a lot of friends. He would tell us what they had ...

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