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Tracing African-American genealogy - myfox8.com
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Tracing African-American genealogymyfox8.comJoiner says thanks to census records, most people can trace history to the early 1900s without any problems. “Typically the years 1860 to 1865 are problematic for African-Americans and that's where the difficulty comes in,” Joiner said. Slaves are not ...
 
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Masters of the Camera: Renowned African-American Photographers - The Root
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Masters of the Camera: Renowned African-American PhotographersThe Root“At the end of the day, it has a great deal to do with the breadth of the humanity of African Americans who are usually stereotyped and narrowly defined and often viewed as a social problem,” she said. Weems, born in 1953, launched what has become a ...
 
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Girls' Photography Project helps bring Jews and African Americans together - ABC2 News
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ABC2 NewsGirls' Photography Project helps bring Jews and African Americans togetherABC2 NewsBALTIMORE - There is a rich history in Baltimore between the area's Jewish and African American communities. Many Jews stood side by side with African Americans during the civil rights movement. This included working together to help desegregate the ...
 
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Earl Lloyd, first African-American NBA player passes away at 86 - KETK
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KETKEarl Lloyd, first African-American NBA player passes away at 86KETKWest Virginia State University — Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member and West Virginia State University basketball legend Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a NBA game, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. “The State family mourns ...Earl Lloyd, first African-American to play in an NBA game, diesINFORUMEa
 
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Affluent African-Americans Flock to DeSoto - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Affluent African-Americans Flock to DeSotoNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthAccording to the U.S. Census, 68 percent of people in DeSoto are black or African-American compared with 25 percent in Dallas and 18.9 percent in Fort Worth. In 2013, the median household income in DeSoto is $60,945. The statewide average is $51,900.and more »
 
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History, opportunity march on in African American parade - KLFY
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KLFYHistory, opportunity march on in African American paradeKLFY“It's education first, then entertainment,” said Je'Nelle Chargois, manager of KJCB 770 AM radio that with the African American Heritage Foundation sponsor the 12th annual African American History Parade. The presence of Alcorn State University wasn't ...and more »
 
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African Americans who fled the South during Great Migration led shorter lives ... - UChicago News
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African Americans who fled the South during Great Migration led shorter lives ...UChicago NewsUChicago scholars were part of a study that found if an African American man lived to age 65, his chances of reaching age 70 were 82.5 percent, if he remained in the South. But if he migrated, those chances shrank to 75 percent. For an African American ...and more »
 
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USM celebrates African-American history year-round - Hattiesburg American
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Hattiesburg AmericanUSM celebrates African-American history year-roundHattiesburg AmericanThe College's Interdisciplinary Studies program is home to the Center for Black Studies, directed by Johnson, whose mission is to promote research and provide educational opportunities relating to the history and culture of African Americans and the ...President Obama celebrates African American History M
 
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African-American history: A local legacy stays timeless - Poughkeepsie Journal
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Poughkeepsie JournalAfrican-American history: A local legacy stays timelessPoughkeepsie JournalThe contributions that black people have made and continue to make, in so many areas of society, are showcased each February during African American History Month. This annual opportunity to take a deeper look at black culture also gives Dutchess ...
 
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According to a New Study, Blacks Are Losing Out to—Wait for It—African ... - The Root
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The RootAccording to a New Study, Blacks Are Losing Out to—Wait for It—African...The RootIn fact, throughout the experiment, “black” always lost out to “African American” among white respondents—but lest you get the impression that they thought better of African Americans, let us be clear: whites simply liked blacks less. In the study ...Who Will Preserve and Curate Black America?NBC
 
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