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Black History Month: I Am… Autherine Lucy

I am Black History. I am Black excellence. I am Autherine Lucy, who was the first black student to attend the University of Alabama. I was born in Shiloh, Alabama. My father was a sharecropper, and I was the youngest child of the family of five sons and four daughters. After attending public school in… Continue reading Black History Month: I Am… Autherine Lucy

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Author Hill Harper to Speak At UAPB’s Black History Program

PINE BLUFF, AR – Bestselling author, actor, and philanthropist Hill Harper will serve as the featured keynote speaker during the Black History Month Celebration program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The event originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 2 @ 11:00 a.m. is rescheduled to this Monday, February 8 @ 10:30 a.m.… Continue reading Author Hill Harper to Speak At UAPB’s Black History Program

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Black History Month: I Am… Mary McLeod Bethune

I am Black History. I am Black excellence. I am Mary McLeod Bethune, who was an educator and civil rights activist. I was born in 1875 in a small log cabin near Mayesville, South Carolina, on a rice and cotton farm. I was the fiftieth of seventeen children born to former slaves. I attended Mayesville… Continue reading Black History Month: I Am… Mary McLeod Bethune