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Exactly they want us to bow down and suppress our pride and value for them to walk all over us this world has no place and respect for us we're just to special for them that they can't take it

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Freedman's Cemetery This area of Dallas County was settled by former African American slaves shortly after the conclusion of the American Civil War. Freedman's Cemetery, a graveyard for African Americans, was established in 1869 on one acre of land purchased by trustee Sam Eakins. http://www.texasescapes.com/Cemeteries/Dallas-TX-Freedmans-Cemetery.htm

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Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History

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She Was The Richest Black Girl In The World And It's A Shame We Barely Know Her Name

She was 10 years old when she went from being a poor negro girl to one of the richest Afro Americans in the early 1900's. Sarah Rector's story will amaze you.

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From 1865 to 1872, the Freedmen’s Bureau helped tens of thousands of freed slaves build new lives, while documenting nearly every aspect of the post-Civil War experience. As a result, the Freedmen’s Bureau records are among the most valuable sources of information on African American genealogy. #DiscoverFreedmen

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Simone Manuel Makes History as the First Black Solo Swimmer to Win Gold

Simone Manuel made history as the first black solo swimmer to win gold! See her emotional interview where she says, "It's for all the people after me who believe they can't do it."

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