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On December 1st sixty-three years ago, Rosa Parks refused white bus driver James Blake’s order to give up her seat for a white passenger in 1955. Back then, the Alabama law required “Black passengers to relinquish their seats to whites whenever the ‘white section’ was full,” reports Politico.   After refusing to move to the “colored […]

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Black History Month is all about celebrating our best and brightest for their history-making contributions to Black culture and society at large. Special tributes occur for well-known figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson and George Washington Carver each year. There are so many “Hidden Heroes” that don’t […]

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