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A Legacy of Courage: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Philadelphia Negro

I’ve always been concerned that not enough attention is paid to the very real challenges… Why Miss Jessie’s Book Is A Must Read for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
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Robert F. Williams: Black Power Before the Black Power Movement

Robert F. Williams: Black Power Before the Black Power Movement

A Legacy of Courage: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Philadelphia Negro

“Legacy of Courage: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Philadelphia Negro” is a 19-minute documentary that tells the story of┬áthe research that Du Bois did in Philadelphia’s old Seventh Ward in the 1890s for his classic book, The Philadelphia Negro.
This video is part of “The Ward,” a research, teaching, and public history project dedicated to sharing the timeless lessons from W.E.B. Du Bois’ 1899 book, The Philadelphia Negro. We seek to teach high school students about Du Bois’ major contributions to
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

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5 Poems by Langston Hughes

The 2011 Haitian presidential election of was full of surprises. Grammy Award-winning artist Pras Michel had convinced his good friend and well-known Haitian singer Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly to run for office, then he heard that another famous Haitian musician had thrown his hat into the ring — his former Fugees bandmate Wyclef Jean.
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