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Entry Title Date
Black History Tribute To Aurelia Jones-Taylor March 10, 2005
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Americans have recognized Black History annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” In fact, Black History had barely begun to be studied—or even documented—when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a presence in our history books."
Black History Tribute To Tomie Zean Turner Green March 10, 2005
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” In fact, black history had barely begun to be studied—or even documented—when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a presence in our history books."
Black History Tribute To Edwin E. Searcy February 18, 2005
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” In fact, black history had barely begun to be studied—or even documented—when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a presence in our history books."
Black History Tribute To Hattie J. Hite February 18, 2005
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” In fact, black history had barely begun to be studied—or even documented—when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a presence in our history books."
Black History Tribute To James Gales February 18, 2005
Bennie Thompson, D-MS
"Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” In fact, black history had barely begun to be studied—or even documented—when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a presence in our history books."

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