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Today in Black History: Madame C. J. Walker

Madame C. J. Walker, whose birth name was Sarah Breedlove, was born near Delta, LA, on this date in 1867. Her hot straightening comb, conditioning compounds, and other hair and skin care products made her the wealthiest Black woman in America.   Click Here to purchase your copy of “Madam C. J. Walker and New

 
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Today in Black History: Henry Highland Garnet

Henry Highland Garnet, activist, Presbyterian pastor, diplomat, and abolitionist, was born a slave in Kent County, MD, on this date in 1815. In 1843, Garnet called for a slave revolt and general slave strike at the National Black Convention in Buffalo, NY. Click Here to purchase your copy of “Walker’s Appeal, with a Brief Sketch

 
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“Shepherd’s Song at Christmas” by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes’s life and work were enormously influential during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, alongside those of

 
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