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Mattapan grave tells story of slavery, Haitian revolution
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Mattapan grave tells story of slavery, Haitian revolution
Deyaha Moussa was a Muslim kidnapped in West Africa, purchased in Saint-Domingue by T.H. Perkins of the eponymous School for the Blind, and who witnessed the Haitian Revolution combust. Perkins’ brother trafficked Moussa to Boston in 1793. He died in 1831 and now rests anonymously in Mattapan under a giant Celtic cross.
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Enslaved soldier’s history sheds light on Mass. Black patriots
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Enslaved soldier’s history sheds light on Mass. Black patriots
Cuffy Rosaria deserves folk hero status in his Massachusetts hometown of Abington; he has the rare distinction of appearing both in a runaway slave ad and in Revolutionary War muster rolls.
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Unsung women of the civil rights movement
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Unsung women of the civil rights movement
Scores of unsung female heroes played a significant role in the movement for racial equality.
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Meta Warrick Fuller: noted early 20th-century Black sculptor and painter
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Meta Warrick Fuller: noted early 20th-century Black sculptor and painter
Meta Warrick Fuller gained fame in early 20th-century America as a gifted sculptor and painter. She also wrote poetry and was a multitalented theater designer, director and playwright.
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Black History Month 2022 honors Black pioneers in medicine
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Black History
Black History Month 2022 honors Black pioneers in medicine
Originally founded as Negro History Week by the noted historian Carter G. Woodson and others, the month carries with it an annual theme designated by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. This year’s theme is Black Health and Wellness, and it’s keyed to exploring more deeply both the diaspora’s access disparities and unique challenges, while also celebrating Black pioneers in medicine.
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The MLK Memorial
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The MLK Memorial
Rising 30 feet above the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. is a granite statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that memorializes the man and his role in the American civil rights movement
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Martin Luther King, Jr: A legacy of inspiration
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Martin Luther King, Jr: A legacy of inspiration
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words continue to inspire more than 50 years after his death
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Martin Luther King, Jr.— resistance through love and nonviolence
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Martin Luther King, Jr.— resistance through love and nonviolence
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was a staunch believer that violence was not the way to resist injustice
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After Decades, Congress Votes To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
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After Decades, Congress Votes To Make Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
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What is Juneteenth?
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What is Juneteenth?
When Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Orders, Number 3 and thus emancipating the slaves of Texas on June 19, 1865, he had no idea that he was also establishing the basis for a holiday, “Juneteenth” (“June” plus “Nineteenth”), today the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States.
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Pastor Persists In Efforts To Get Reparations For Tulsa Massacre Victims
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Pastor Persists In Efforts To Get Reparations For Tulsa Massacre Victims
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Nation marks Tulsa massacre
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Nation marks Tulsa massacre
Recent attention on the Tulsa massacre included a visit this week by President Joe Biden, Congressional hearings on reparations to the victims and their families, nationally covered commemoration ceremonies and a broader reckoning of the incident in the context of a national conversation about narrowing the racial wealth gap.
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