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August 26, 2020

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March 20, 2017

You could fill the wing of a library with all of the books written about President Barack Obama. In Frederick C. Harris’s The Price of the Ticket: Barack Obama and the Rise and Decline of Black Politics, he argues that the election of Obama exacted a heavy cost on Blac...

March 18, 2017

In 2011, my mother Miriam Mann Harris was approached by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide an oral history of her mother, Miriam Daniel Mann, who was in the first cohort of Black women to work at NASA in 1943. 

My grandmother was born...

March 17, 2017

Margot Lee Shetterly, the author of "Hidden Figures," speaks at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on February 21, 2017. Courtesy Humphrey School of Public Affairs

(Excerpt from MPR) Margot Lee Shetterly, author of "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold S...

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