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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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Robert Terry

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What follows is a summery of the work I'm engaged in which I'm soliciting your opinion on, ...

PAUL NEWMAN

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I owe my interest in African American History to my 11th grade AP US History teacher. In ...

Barbara Woodin

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I lived through the Civil Rights struggles of the 50s, 60s and 70s. I'm 72, a white ...

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 ...

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donna johnson

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I don't have a particular story per say, but I've always been of the mind set that no one ...

Lisa Agyemang-Duah

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

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Monique Bronson

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My mother's mom was born in Florida in 1913 and her parents to my understanding were born ...

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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