BRING US TOGETHER

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BRING US TOGETHER
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Shirley Chisholm once said of her unsuccessful presidential bid, “I ran because somebody had to do it first.” The 37th stamp in the Black Heritage series features a painting of Chisholm by artist Robert Shetterly. According to SmithSonianMag.com, Although dismissed at the time, Shirley Chisholm was a Presidential candidate of considerable substance and experience. She’d served for […]

HIDDEN FIGURES

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HIDDEN FIGURES
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Katherine Johnson Who: Johnson, born in White Sulfur Springs, W.V., began high school when she was just 10 years old, graduating at 14 and going on to finish her B.S. in mathematics and French by the time she was 18 from West Virginia State University. When: She began working for the then National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics […]

SUPER BOWL HISTORY MAKING ERA!

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SUPER BOWL HISTORY MAKING ERA!
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  Doug Williams made double history in 1988 being the first African-American quarterback ever to start in a NFL league championship game and the first to win a Super Bowl. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Williams was drafted in the first round (17th overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft, chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers out of Grambling State University. He […]