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"Ciprana 2" - Mark Demsteader {contemporary artist female african-american black female head woman face pastel collage portrait drawing}

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The first time I heard this and study this in college, it changed my views of the world. Stay woke!

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from BBC News

Solange Knowles: Where do black people 'belong'

Over the weekend, Solange Knowles attended a Kraftwerk concert with her family…

For this mask, I really enjoy the detail of the face as well as the arms supporting the head. With the arms, I am able to interpret the behavior of the art; it adds more character to the piece.

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from Morah Sheli Village

16 Books about Africa for Kids!

16 Books about Africa for Kids! Great for geography studies, Black History, or African History/stories! www.RaisingBoysHomeschool.com

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"Mae Jemison Became 1st Black Woman To Fly In To Space in 1992. Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream she held ever since she was a small girl in Chicago by becoming the first African-American woman to fly into space. She graduated in 1977 with a dual degree in chemical engineering and African-American Studies, Jemison later obtained a Doctor of Medicine in 1981 from Cornell University and travelled to developing countries to provide primary care."

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KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.

KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.

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Link to the Social Studies Blog - 15 Minute History Podcasts Support African American History Month. Epidose 41 & 42: Senses of Slavery and the Myth of Race in America.

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A gifted sculptor, Florida-born Augusta Savage fought poverty, racism and sexism to become a prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the period of African-American cultural outpouring in New York City during the 1920s and '30s. Her extraordinary talent opened many doors that led to her becoming one of the most influential black teachers of her time and a strong voice for civil rights for blacks.

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