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Black History Month: Reaching Out

It is important to remember that black history is not merely black history; it is also American history. Certainly, the stories of black Americans cannot be told in a month. Continue reading

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The Origins of Black History Month

Black History Month is a great time to begin engaging people of all races in year-round conversations about the contributions made by African Americans in this country; conversations such as these help to foster vibrant, inclusive communities as we all work to build stronger communities for children in care. Continue reading

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Black History Month: History Is Still Being Made

I remember seeing this photograph for the first time as a child growing up in Oberlin, OH. The men depicted were part of a contingent of residents—white and black, young and old—who took part in the rescue of an escaped … Continue reading

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