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Black History Month

Black History Month

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated in 2011. (AP Images)

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., dedicated in 2011. (AP Images)

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton:

"Black History Month is a chance to remember and honor the contributions that African-Americans have made toward building our nation and making real the principles that America was founded upon, to think back, but also to take stock of where we are and where we hope to be in the future." 

White House Honors African Americans Bringing Change

Washington — Fourteen Americans with roots in East Africa went to the White House January 30 to accept honors as “Champions of Change.”
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Events in the Netherlands

Video: Isabel Wilkerson

  • Isabel Wilkerson in Amsterdam
    Isabel Wilkerson: "The Warmth of other Suns"

    September 27, 2011 - At the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, Ms. Wilkerson discussed her book about the massive migration of African Americans from the south to the north of the country.  

Historic Video