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If you’re interested in learning about the first Black woman and likely the first Black person to be a principal in America, then my Fanny Jackson Coppin Black History Facts profile is for you.

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If you’re interested in learning about the fourth Black cadet to graduate from West Point who went on to become the commander of the Tuskegee Airmen and the first Black general in the US Air Force, then my Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Black History Facts profile is for you.

Black History Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the original architect of Howard University Law School’s curriculum and the NAACP’s strategy to fight education segregation in the courts, then my Charles Hamilton Houston Black History Facts profile is for you.

Black History Profile

“Black and Missing” is a 2021 documentary in part about Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) a Maryland-based non-profit founded and managed by Derrica and Natalie Wilson. But it’s also about the sobering fact that every year in America, hundreds of thousands of people go missing. Of the missing, a disproportionate number are people of color and in particular, Black. Yet, while this should be regarded as a major issue, a lot of people are largely unaware. This is due in part to several factors, some of which are related to racism and/or income levels.

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“Confirmation” is a 2016 HBO film about the hearings for Judge Clarence Thomas’ (Wendell Pierce) nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In Washington, D.C. Thomas seems likely to be confirmed until a former employee, Anita Hill (Kerry Washington), surfaces with allegations of sexual harassment. The movie follows the political, legal, and media machinations of the resulting confirmation hearing.

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