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Interested in learning about the blues artist who scored a hit with “Hound Dog” but only made $500 while it launched Elvis Presley into superstardom? Then my Big Mama Thornton Black History Facts profile is for you.

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Interested in learning about the minister and entrepreneur who established the Alabama Penny Savings company, Birmingham’s first Black-owned bank? Then my William R. Pettiford Black History Facts profile is for you.

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If you’re interested in learning about Alabama’s first female physician of any race and the founder of Tuskegee’s nursing school, then my Halle Tanner Dillon Johnson Black history fact profile is for you.

Black History Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the founder of a private Chicago elementary school who developed methods to educate children who had been labeled unteachable, then my Marva Collins Black History Facts profile is for you.

Black History Profile

“Take My Hand” by Dolen Perkins-Valdez tells the story of a recently graduated nurse who learns about an unethical medical program and becomes a whistleblower. The year is 1973 and determined to step out from her MD father’s shadow, Civil Townsend has found her first job as a nurse at a local community clinic rather than her father’s practice. Hoping to make a difference, Civil welcomes the opportunity to provide family planning advice and resources to her patients. That is until she’s faced with an ethical delimma avfter forming a connection with two preteen girls under her care.

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