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If you’re interested in learning about the second Black woman to receive a doctorate, the first Black person to receive a doctorate in economics, and the first Black woman to enroll at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Law, be admitted to Pennsylvania’s state bar, and obtain both a Ph.D. and J.D., then my Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Black History Facts profile is for you.

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Summary Blood Diamond is a 2006 Edward Zwick-directed film set in war-torn 1990s Sierre Leone about a large and potentially life-changing diamond. As factions within the country fight over control…

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If you’re interested in learning about the anti-apartheid activist who won the 1984 Nobel Prize for Peace, then my Desmond Tutu Black History Facts profile is for you.

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“Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire” by Carol Jenkins and Elizabeth Gardner Hines tells the story of an entrepreneur who became the first or one of the first Black millionaires in America. A.G. Gaston was the grandson of slaves and came of age at a time when many Black people in the South were struggling as a result of the end of Reconstruction and the emergence of Jim Crow. Seeing a bleak future working in mining, Gaston began to recognize and take advantage of opportunities to provide services to co-workers and later the broader community. This knack for seeing a need and filling it would result in a sprawling business empire that would also provide support for the Civil Rights Movement.

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If you’re interested in learning about the first Black woman who received press credentials to cover the White House and Congress and developed a reputation for hard-hitting questions, then my Alice Allison Dunnigan Black History Facts profile is for you.

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