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If you’re interested in learning about the activist who led the NAACP during the Civil Rights Movement, then my Roy Wilkins Black History Facts profile is for you.

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“The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives” by Lola Shoneyin is a novel about a polygamous Nigerian man, Baba Segi who has four wives and seven children. The household was stable and had a steady rhythm until the arrival of the fourth wife, Bolanle. When she joins the household her being younger and more educated than the other women incites their jealousy which leads to them plotting and scheming to get her out. Her position is made even more precarious as her and the baby-obsessed Baba Segi struggle to conceive a child which leads to some big family revelations.

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If you’re interested in learning about the founder of the Palmer Memorial Institute, then my Charlotte Hawkins Brown Black History Facts profile is for you.

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“Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool” is a 2019 Stanley Nelson Jr. documentary about the life and career of the jazz legend. Clocking in at about two hours the film features a collection of clips, photos, and interviews with his contemporaries and collaborators. The documentary doesn’t just tick along the timeline of Miles’ life but rather dives into the highs and lows of his personal life as well as how they affected the creative process behind his music.

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If you’re interested in learning about the electrical engineer who helped develop the system for allowing peripherals and accessories to be added or connected to the personal computer, then my Mark Dean Black History Facts profile is for you.

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