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Richard Wright Way Named in Fort Greene

Dr. Rudy Cain’sLetter to the EditorsI recently learned that Carlton Ave./Myrtle Ave. has been re-named Richard Wright Way. As a...

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Renaissance House Writers Retreat Returns to Martha’s Vineyard in the Historic Writing House of Dorothy West

Renaissance House Retreat for Writers and Artists in Martha’s Vineyard will celebrate its 23rd season by offering three exciting writing...

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How this brochure sparked the movement for reproductive freedom

Black women and the fight for abortion rights: By Natelegé WhaleyNBC NewsFaye Wattleton, the first black woman to serve as president...

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All-Black, all-female World War II battalion to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal (Reprint)

“They never got a salute,” a daughter of one of the women said. By Deena ZaruABC News The only all-Black,...

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Emmett Till Antilynching Legislation Passed 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act (H.R. 55), legislation introduced by Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), was...

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OTP Remembers Augusta Savage on 60th Anniversary of Her Death

Legendary Sculptor associated with Harlem Renaissance Passed March 27, 1962 in New York at 70 By The Editors of Encyclopaedia...

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Jamaican Nurse set up own Hospital in Crimean war zone during the 1800’s

Elizabeth Ofosuah JohnsonStaff Writer, facetofaceafrica.comIf there is one woman many soldiers who fought in the Crimean War should be grateful...

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Grandassa Models: Beautiful, Black History Still Being Made

In Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of “Naturally ‘62” Part II of IIby Maitefa AngazaThe celebrated couple, jazz drummer Max...