28 DOBE- Day 24: African Masks
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28 DOBE- Day 24: African Masks

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. This shouldn’t be a spoiler warning, because nearly the entire world has seen “Black Panther,” so…in that opening scene, when Killmonger
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28 DOBE- Day 21: The Originators, The San People
28 Days of Excellence

28 DOBE- Day 21: The Originators, The San People

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. Ever wondered where we come from? Would you believe the DNA of our current civilizations, the genesis of every woman, man,
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28 DOBE- Day 20: Fort Mose′, America’s First Free Black Settlement
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28 DOBE- Day 20: Fort Mose′, America’s First Free Black Settlement

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. The story of Fort Mose′ (pronounced Moh-Say) sounds like fiction. Slaves, freed by the Spanish some 200 years before the Emancipation
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28 DOBE- Day 19: The Abolitionist, Dr. Henry Highland Garnet
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28 DOBE- Day 19: The Abolitionist, Dr. Henry Highland Garnet

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. Dr. Henry Highland Garnet was a foremost anti-slavery organizer. During his lifetime, the doctor was known as the “American Moses.” Why
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28 DOBE- Day 18: The Farmer, Benjamin Banneker
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28 DOBE- Day 18: The Farmer, Benjamin Banneker

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. Benjamin Banneker was born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland. A free black man who owned a farm near
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28 DOBE- Day 17: Marie Van Brittan Brown, Keeping You Safe At Home
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28 DOBE- Day 17: Marie Van Brittan Brown, Keeping You Safe At Home

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. A woman felt uneasy in her neighborhood. A peephole was the only solution the police gave  her. She took matters into
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28 DOBE- Day 16: Jamaica Kincaid, Writing Honestly & Beautifully
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28 DOBE- Day 16: Jamaica Kincaid, Writing Honestly & Beautifully

28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. I stood there, in front of one of my greatest and most influential idols, just in tremendous reverence and fanboy awe.
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28 Days of Black Excellence An ongoing series for the entire 28 days of Black History Month that showcases the inventions, the people, and culture that makes people of the African diaspora so excellent. Benjamin Banneker was born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott's Mills, Maryland. A free black man who owned a farm near

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