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Andrea Brooks


I learned of the civil rights struggles when I became an adult and researched it myself. Here in philadelphia the children are taught limited information on the black struggles. The section on the civil rights only covers five paragraphs, most children don’t know how many of the inventions that were made was created by African Americans. So when I became a parent I searched out books, and I brought books that told them the entire story of our history so they will know where you came how we got here.. My youngest all reads African American Century.

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