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Black Revolutionary War soldier honored

February 16, 2010

“Look at the man sitting right in front of George Washington,’’ Dooley said. “He’s black.’’ The point Dooley was making was that the contributions of black Americans to the Revolutionary War are often overlooked.

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Lifting the veil, revealing the voice

January 30, 2010

The men and women who founded and built the NAACP saved nearly everything, establishing arguably the most important documentary record on civil rights struggles in America. That record comprises the largest archival collection in the Library of Congress.

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Kids in transition give back at Drueding Center/Project Rainbow

January 25, 2010

Four-year-old Jordan Savage played Rosa Parks and Maleek Chirico, 5, played the bus driver in the Drueding Center/Project Rainbow’s production of “The Story of the Bus” during the Center’s Martin Luther King Day of Service opening ceremony. Drueding Center/Project Rainbow provides transitional housing and comprehensive support services including early childhood education, tutoring, life skills and counseling for mothers and children in South Kensington to develop two generations of self-reliant adults.

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2009 Year in Review: What 2009 meant to African Americans

January 6, 2010

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The year in news started with a capital H – for Hope. Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation’s 44th president and its first black president. Nearly 2 million people braved frigid temperatures on the National Mall, the U.S. Capitol grounds and along the parade route leading to the White House on Inauguration Day…

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