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Black Women in Politics
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Ain't I a Woman?
Ain't I a Woman?Video Clip (2:58)
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Kerry Washington performs a speech by abolitionist and former slave, Sojourner Truth. Introduction by Viggo Mortensen.
The Harlem Renaissance
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As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape.
Little Rock Nine
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Led by civil rights pioneer Daisy Bates, these nine brave Arkansas teenagers broke through racial barriers to become the first black students to attend Little Rock High School.
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