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Oprah Winfrey gives $12 million to Smithsonian

Oprah Winfrey gives $12 million to Smithsonian | Cultural History | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON – Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American history, officials said Tuesday. The media mogul
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Much of African-Americans historical contribution to America are largely lost. Many artifacts are held in the Smithsonian that documents African-American history. Funding helps the Smithsonian with its procurement of items and even helps with the making of modern history.

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Famous Speeches in History - The Speech Archive

Famous Speeches in History - The Speech Archive | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Greatest speeches of all times. Audio, video, english transcript, indexed by speech, date of speech, and speaker. Over 300 famous speeches in history given by Women, African-Americans, U.S. Presidents.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Many famous speakers and speeches encouraged the world to become the world we live in today. Between the differences in languages, dialects, races, cultures, and regions, these famous speeches stamped a permanent mark upon our standards today.

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Alejandro Tortolini's curator insight, March 23, 2013 9:48 PM

Interesante ejemplo de curaduria de contenidos: archivo de discursos famosos.