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Black History Fact - Claudette Colvin

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Black History Fact - Claudette Colvin

Nine months before Rosa Parks, Claudette Colvin refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus. The police dragged her off the bus and took her to jail. She was only 15 years old. Colvin was a star witness in the Browder vs Gayle case. The case was pivotal in ending segregation on public transportation in Alabama.

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Celebrate Black History All Day E'ry Day!

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Celebrate Black History All Day E'ry Day!

Black History isn't just relegated to the month of February. Black History is to be celebrated all day, everyday! Celebrate your culture, heritage and way of life at all times.

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Black History Fact - Black Wall Street

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Black History Fact - Black Wall Street

In 1906, O.W.Hurley was a rich African American who moved from Arkansas to Oklahoma and purchased over 40 acres of land. He sold that land to other African Americans. During the oil boom in the 1910s the Tulsa area economy thrived. 

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Happy Kwanzaa - Imani

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Happy Kwanzaa - Imani

Imani (Faith): To believe with all our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.

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Happy Kwanzaa - Kuumba

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Happy Kwanzaa - Kuumba

Kuumba (Creativity): To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.

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