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    The Rodney King Riots

    The Rodney King incident exposed racism in the L.A. police department, and ... read more

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    African-American Film Pioneers

    African-American filmmakers pushed the envelope by using their movies as a ... read more

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    Jimi Hendrix

    Jimi Hendrix was an astonishing musical innovator, whose style has yet to b... read more

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    Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson was a talented guitarist, whose music laid the groundwork fo... read more

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    African-American Theater

    During the 20th century, African-American playwrights began gaining recogni... read more

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    Slave Narratives

    African slaves brought a tradition of oral narratives to the U.S., a tradit... read more

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    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong's talent as a trumpeter shaped the world of jazz.... read more

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    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman's heroic rescue effort brought slaves to freedom.... read more

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    Ralph Bunche

    Ralph Bunche served brilliantly as a professor and diplomat, and made many ... read more