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February 13 – February 26, 2020

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Now Online: Historical Newspapers Edited by Frederick Douglass

While no complete collection of Douglass' newspapers is available, the Library of Congress preserves a large collection of his weekly newspapers, which are now available online.
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The Netherlands Search for Relatives of 172 Buried Black Liberators

"We know they are Black from their burial records," confirmed Maarten Vleeming, a historian with the Kingdom of the Netherlands. And, like many soldiers, some of the Black soldiers left children there. 
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Hakeem Jefferies, After the Impeachment

"When he said that we have a great American who is dealing with stage four cancer, we thought he was gonna talk about John Lewis. Then he said Rush Limbaugh. We said, 'Oh, no he didn't.'"
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US Politics 2020 – Our Roundup

Inspired by his politician cousin, rapper YelloPain creates the must see video "My Vote Dont Count." In Milwaukee, the GOP opens it first-ever office, and an array of groups explain the current US President's latest Black and Brown immigrant ban.
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Read Africa@Francis Gregory Library Draws Much Larger Crowd

More than 75 adults and children filled the community room at the Francis Gregory Library for the second annual Read Africa program, twice as many than those who attended the first event last year.
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New York City's First State Park Will Bear Marsha P. Johnson's Name

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York City will honor one of its most famous LGBTQ+ activists, Marsha P. Johnson, by naming its first state park after her.
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Celebrate Fredrick Douglass' birthday at his W Street, SE home in DC on Sat, Feb 15. The world famous Apollo Theater opens a new season of Amateur Night followed by the showing of the film Bakosó: Afrobeats of Cuba starting Wed, Feb 19. The Mason's and Eastern Star Black History program in Baltimore on Sun, Feb 23 features vendors from the Black Memorabilia, Fine Art, and Craft Show.
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Readers' Trends

Last issue's lead story was not the most popular story, Rosa Parks is back while her exhibition in Washington is still open and free, and the kiss by the Buttigiegs was quite explosive on our Facebook page with many comments and shares. You can now follow us on Instagram.
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