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I first learned about African American History from my junior high language arts teacher who formed what was then called “The Afro American Club.” She would have speakers come talk to us and take us on field trips and we even put on plays about famous black people. It was there that I took an interest in learning more. Attending family reunions on both my mother and father’s sides of the family and getting some much needed history. Which I now pass down to my own children. I so appreciate shows like “Many Rivers.” It keeps us grounded and I make my children watch and learn, as they don’t have the same privilege I had to learn this in school. Thank you.

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