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February 11th Black History Facts

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Dr. Robert Clifton Weaver was sworn in as Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency on this date in 1961. To date, no other Black held a higher ranking federal position. Clifford Alexander,

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Feb. 9th Black History Facts

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Paul Laurence Dunbar, renowned poet and novelist, died in Dayton, OH, on this date in 1906. A book of his poems was published in 1913– The Complete Poems. Alice Walker, winner of the Pulitzer

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Feb. 6, 2011 Black History Facts

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The Mayflower of Liberia, the first organized emigration of Blacks back to Africa, left New York for Sierra Leone with 86 Blacks on this date in 1820. The Peabody Fund was established to promote

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