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black slaves

[Watch] Black History Month: How Freed Slaves Created and Lost $57 Million

The Freedman's Bank: A story of tragedy and resilience

Between 1865 and 1874, about 100,000 black individuals and institutions amassed $57 million in the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Google Cultural Institute

Black History Month: Google Cultural Institute’s Ode to Black History

Google Cultural Institute creates an online museum of black history, arts, and culture

Google Cultural Institute’s virtual black history museum.

By Samara Lynn

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This Day in History: Frederick Douglass Elected President of Freedman Bank and Trust

Institution established to support economic stability of African Americans after Civil War

Bank was chartered by the U.S. government to guide the economic development of the newly…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Influential Blacks Who Could Bend Presidents’ Ears

African American leaders whose advise, insights led to groundbreaking change

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Museum Offers Historic Walk Through Black Culture

Expansion and increased artifact attainment planned for Louisiana facility

If you’re planning a trip to Louisiana this year, there’s a special gem that you…

By Bridget McCrea

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