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The Importance of Black Joy

An essential aspect of raising multicultural children is providing them with a broad understanding of the realities of the world they live in. In this world racial injustice persists, human rights are under attack, the effects of climate change are felt and youth depression rates are on the rise. Teaching our children about these realities, […]

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12 African American Inventors, Activists and Leaders Lost to History

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson  FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH I can remember sitting in American history class eager to learn and always wondering why Black history was marginalized to only one month

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Annie Turnbo Malone: Ten Interesting Facts

  Have you heard of Annie Turnbo Malone? Did you know that before Madam C.J. Walker made millions by developing and marketing a line of cosmetics and hair care products for Black women, there was a Black businesswoman/entrepreneur, chemist, inventor, and philanthropist named Annie Turnbo Malone? If not, then read on to learn ten interesting

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10 Interesting Facts About South Carolina

South Carolina is known worldwide for its famous beach called Myrtle Beach.  However, there’s more to the state than our famous beaches. Here are ten interesting facts about South Carolina. 1. Palm Trees South Carolina is known as the Palmetto State. The word “palmetto” means “little palm tree.” It comes from the Spanish word “palmito”

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