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STAND OFF AT WOUNDED KNEE, Dennis Banks founder of the American Indian Movement #idlenomore

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Dr Charles Drew, African American physician and surgeon. Pioneered blood transfusion and established the American Red Cross blood bank

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Great Black Women in History Maggie L. Walker An African American teacher and businesswoman Walker was the first female bank president and the first woman to charter a bank in the United States As

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Here is a list of 27 Colonial-era newspapers available online. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “27 Colonial Newspapers to Trace Your Early American Ancestry.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/27-colonial-newspapers-to-trace-your-early-american-ancestry.html

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Maggie Walker first african american president of a bank 1903

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A Fascinating Look At American Currency In 1923

A Fascinating Look At American Currency In 1923. They say old money is the best kind of money so I guess it really is true after all :-)

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(2) Since this "essay" revolves around the Civil War it seems only fitting to give a brief overview of it. This infographic does just that. For a refresher course click on the image. [Civil War Facts Infographic from the National Park Service]

(2) Since this "essay" revolves around the Civil War it seems only fitting to give a brief overview of it. This infographic does just that. For a refresher course click on the image. [Civil War Facts Infographic from the National Park Service]

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A much-needed sign of political civility: First Lady Michelle Obama gives former President George W. Bush a big hug at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture today. President Bush signed the bill authorizing the NMAAHC in 2003. For more photos check out kennerly.com

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The American Indian Movement (AIM) is a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by urban Native Americans. The national AIM agenda focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty. AIM was founded in 1968 by Dennis Banks, George Mitchell, Herb Powless, Clyde Bellecourt, Harold Goodsky, Eddie Benton-Banai, and a number of others in Minneapolis' Native American community. Russell Means, born Oglala Lakota, was an early leader in…

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Olivia Ward Bush Banks (May 23, 1869–1944) was an American author, poet and journalist of African-American and Montaukett Native American descent. Ward celebrated both of her heritages in her poetry and writing. She was a regular contributor to the Colored American magazine and wrote a column for the New Rochelle, New York publication, the Westchester Record-Courier.

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