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The apartment of the only black volunteer firefighter in an upstate New York town burned down — two days after he says he received a racist letter telling him to move out

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Note with ‘unacceptable messaging’ found in bathroom

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In 1838, the Jesuit priests who ran the country’s top Catholic university needed money to keep it alive. Now comes the task of making amends.


100 Years Ago Today, Ota Benga, A Black Man Held in the Bronx Zoo as ‘Missing Link,’ Ended His Life


The History of Black History

Dr. Carter G. Woodson


The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Race Riot drawing


George Washington Carver, The Black History Monthiest Of Them All

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo., was the first dedicated to a nonpresident.

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo., was the first dedicated to a nonpresident.

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