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Today in Black History: Peter Salem

Peter Salem, a soldier who fought in the American Revolution at the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Battle of Breed’s Hill, died in Framingham, MA, on this date in 1816. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Houghton Mifflin Social Studies: Below Level Independent Book Unit 4 Level 5 Peter Salem Hero Of The

 
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Bayard Rustin: the Man behind the March

On August 28, 1963 more than 250,00 people gathered in Washington D.C. for one of the most historically important political rallies the “March on Washington” where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous speech “I Have a Dream”.  An impressive number of airplanes, trains, buses, and cars filled to capacity converged on Washington to create

 
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Today in Black History: Henry Highland Garnet

Henry Highland Garnet, a 27-year-old Presbyterian pastor, called for a slave revolt and general slave strike at the National Black Convention in Buffalo, NY, on this date in 1843.   Click Here to purchase your copy of “Henry Highland Garnet: A Voice of Black Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century” by Joel Schor

 
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