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A profile of The Clotilda and Africatown. The Clotilda is believed to be the ship that brought the last group of enslaved people to America from Africa. Africatown was later founded by surviving members of this group following emancipation.

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“When They See Us” was created, directed, and produced by Ava Duvernay for Netflix. The miniseries tells the story of the Central Park Five. Five teens from Harlem who were wrongfully convicted and later exonerated for the brutal physical assault and rape of Trisha Meili in 1989. The teens were Kevin Richardson (14), Raymond Santana (14), Antron McCray (15), Yusef Salaam (15), and Korey Wise (16).

Movies

A profile of Dr. Patricia E. Bath, one of the first Black ophthalmologists and inventor of a laser that removes cataracts which made her the first female African-American doctor to receive a patent for a medical instrument.

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Media YouTube Video The video will go live at 2:00PM ET. Podcast Episode Show Notes To give you a bit of background my mother’s family is from the South American…

Places

A profile of Dr. Ralph Abernathy, a WWII veteran, minister, and civil rights activist who worked closely with Dr. King on many campaigns.

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