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Know your roots; Black history is American history
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Know your roots; Black history is American history

By Kelli Green Last year actor and Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash said that America should get rid of Black History Month. She then attacked BET (Black Entertainment Television), basically stating that race-specific organizations and observations do nothing but help further segregation. She isn’t the first and she won’t be the last to make these...

Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year
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Honoring Black History Month; Inspiring facts to remember throughout the year

By Kelli Green In February Americans and Canadians celebrate Black History Month. In honor of that celebration here are a few interesting black history facts. During the Haitian revolution, led by Toussaint L’Overtute, the  colony of Santo Domingo (now, Dominican Republic) abolished slavery in 1801 and  on January 1, 1804, former slave and revolutionary general,...