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BLACK HISTORY

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FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH - BLACK HISTORY FACTS

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the history of Black History Month, read biographies of famous African Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about African Americans, and more.

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    FEBRUARY BLACK HISTORY CALENDAR

    Click on the dates below to view Black History Facts relevant to each day. Source: National Organization of Blacks in Government.

    BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR
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    365 DAY BLACK HISTORY FACTS

    Black History Facts for everyday of the year.
    Source: Kenneth Ferguson Kelly at www.KellyKen.com
    Click on the link below:
    Welcome to Black History Facts - 365 days of the year

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    AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TRAIL, WASHINGTON, DC

    Learn about the people and places that shaped our city as you explore the African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC. From Benjamin Banneker’s essential role in the survey of the District, to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, you'll find the latest historical research and intriguing information. The African American Heritage Trail, Washington DC identifies more than 200 sites that are important in local and national history and culture. The trail consists of a searchable database, a free booklet, and 100plaques marking a portion of the sites found in the database. Plaques added most recently mark:

    - Engine Company No. 4, DC’s first all-black fire company

    - Vermont Avenue Baptist Church, founded in 1866 by former slaves

    - Home of Howard D. Woodson, one of DC’s influential architects and community leaders

    - Washington Conservatory of Music, one of DC’s earliest arts institutions

    The free booklet, illustrated with maps and photos, and organized into 15 neighborhood walking tours, covers 98 sites. The fifth printing will be available in October 2013. To access the booklet, download at: African American Heritage Trail

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    Martin Luther King - I have a Dream Speech

    Special thanks to S. Donato and her students for recommending this site.

    Martin Luther King - I have a Dream Speech

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    Milestones in Black History

    Special thanks to Abby in Delaware for recommending this site.

    Milestones in Black History

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