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Barack Obama: America's first African American president

President Barack Obama is the 44th president and the first African American president of the United States of America.

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Untold White House African American history revealed

The White House has played an integral role throughout history in advancing, hindering, or simply ignoring equal rights efforts.

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Black gospel musicians tackled civil rights issues on "B" sides of vintage records

A surprisingly large number of "B" sides on old 45s of gospel songs deal with civil rights, despite the fact that the musicians' involvement might have been risky for them.

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Black History Month

Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as "Negro History Week" and later as "Black History Month."

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