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Harriet Tubman, Led Slaves through the Underground Railroad to Freedom
This is a mini biography of Harriet Tubman, who freed herself from slavery. Harriet Tubman was very courageous and understood that life was more than about her. Harriet Tubman stands for courage and persistence, and many of us can learn important lessons from her life. She had to make some tough choices in life, and not many people would make those same choices. She led slaves to Northern states and St Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Click to read the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman!
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abolitionist and Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin
This is a mini biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe, who is famous for writing Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Beecher Stowe became world famous in the blink of an eye. The passing of the Fugitive Slave Act angered many Northerners. Isabella Jones Beecher, Beecher Stowe’s sister-in-law was very indignant and incensed by the Compromise, which prompted her to write Harriet. This mini biography is important because you can see slavery through the eyes of a sympathetic white person. You can learn courage from…
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga - Black History Month
This is a summary and review of Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga. During the first month of the Strategic Reading Challenge, you read a book written by an African author. Books such as this one can be difficult to read because of the subject matter of racism, discrimination and colonialism. But they are important to understand the experiences of the characters. This helps you to become more culturally aware. Visit my website to read Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga, Book…
Sweet Blackberry tells overlooked and little-known stories of African American accomplishments to children through animated short films.
Bob Marley Information - Singer, Songwriter, Father of Reggae
You'll find Bob Marley information here if you love the world renowned reggae singer and songwriter, who used his music to bring cultures together.
Madam C J Walker, Operated the Largest Black-Owned Business
Madame CJ Walker was the first African American woman millionaire. This is a mini biography, and you will learn about this remarkable woman, who was an excellent problem solver. Her story shows what you can accomplish with hard work mixed in with perseverance. She advocated for black women’s economic empowerment, creating business opportunities for them at a time when most black women worked as servants and sharecroppers. Madam C J Walker was a trailblazer and used her business acumen to…