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The 2011 National Day of Listening & Preserving History One Story at a Time | Bette Boomer

The 2011 National Day of Listening & Preserving History One Story at a Time | Bette Boomer | African American History | Scoop.it

When an elder dies, it’s as if a library is burned. As our worlds become more virtual, documenting stories connects who we are and strengthens connections not only to our cultural heritage, but also to our humanity, as well.

Maybe you’re the baby boomer family member responsible for keeping tabs on all family-related pictures and memorabilia, even those from grandparents, great aunts and great uncles? Is it all floating around in a box in the basement or garage?

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A Struggle from the Start: The free Black

A Struggle from the Start: The free Black | African American History | Scoop.it
Community-based non-profit corporation to preserve the history of Hartford's Black community...
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Local anthropologist launches downtown Gullah cultural center

Local anthropologist launches downtown Gullah cultural center | African American History | Scoop.it
During field studies for his master's degree in anthropology in Kenya and Nigeria, Ade Offuniyin lived in communities where blacksmiths acted as spiritual leaders.
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To Save and Project: The MoMA's Film Preservation Festival

To Save and Project: The MoMA's Film Preservation Festival | African American History | Scoop.it
The MoMA is one of New York's major art museums. It's supreme standards inspire creation and provide a venue for modern art.
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Resources for black history research, provided by the Archives Library and Information Center in the National Archives...
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Chicago's Great Migration: Blacks Leaving Historic Neighborhoods To Return South

Chicago's Great Migration: Blacks Leaving Historic Neighborhoods To Return South | African American History | Scoop.it
This is the first installment in "The Great Return," an occasional HuffPost BlackVoices series about the shift of African Americans toward the South after the Great Migration to the North.
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'Brown babies' long search for family, identity – In America - CNN.com Blogs

'Brown babies' long search for family, identity – In America - CNN.com Blogs | African American History | Scoop.it
(CNN) --  Daniel Cardwell’s obsession consumed three decades of his life and $250,000 of his money, he estimates. His energy has been devoted to answering one basic question: “Who am I?
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Medgar Evers Navy Ship: Widow Myrlie Evers-Williams Reflects on the Honor

Medgar Evers Navy Ship: Widow Myrlie Evers-Williams Reflects on the Honor | African American History | Scoop.it
Myrlie Evers-Williams says that the recent tribute to her late husband has set her free.
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This Day in Black History: Nov. 20, 1866

This Day in Black History: Nov. 20, 1866 | African American History | Scoop.it

Howard University founded. (This Day in Black History: Nov. 20

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