Books for Black History Month

Reading books is one of the most common ways people celebrate Black History Month and for good reason—it’s a wonderful way to relax while expanding your knowledge. Listed below are five book suggestions for your February reading list. Reading List for Black History Month SLAVERY AND THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM…

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Fascinating Black Leaders of Today

Then you can thank the creator and executive producer Shona Rhimes. Shonda Rhimes is the “first African-American woman to create and executive produce a top-ten network series.” Rhimes has created hits like Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal. She has received a GLAAD Media Award, a Writers Guild of America Awards, NAACP Image Awards and a Producers Guild Award.…

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The Moses of Her People

Harriet Tubman is an epic historical figure and a Black History Month herp. She lead an untold number of slaves to freedom, and was a nurse, scout, and spy fo, the Union Army during the Civil War. She helped free 700 South Carolinian slaves in an armed raid. Harriet led…

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Mary Francis Hill Coley: Midwife Activist

Known for her progressive views on childbirth, Mary Francis Hill Coley was an influential midwife in American history. Coley, known as Miss Mary, was an African American woman with almost no formal education, but she successfully helped deliver more than 3,000 babies over 30 years. This Black History Month, let’s…

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3 African American Museums You’ve Got to Check Out

Books, podcasts, apps are just a few ways for people to learn more about African American history. Visiting museums is another great idea. Fortunately, there are tons of museums that feature influential leaders in the Black community. Listed below are just three African American museums to help inspire you. Benjamin…

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