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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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When you hit the post office this month, make sure to ask for a very special stamp to commemorate one of the most talented and beautiful women in American history: Lena Horne. The United States Postal Service is honoring the award winning actress, singer, and activist Lena Horne with a Forever stamp. Born June 30th, 1917, […]

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Baker was a Hall-of-Fame illustrator for much of the 1940s and 50s, the time period regularly referred to as comic books' 'Golden Age.'

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