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Learn About 28 Black History Makers in 28 Days

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This studio portrait shows American pianist and jazz singer Nina Simone reclining on the floor circa 1968. Simone, whose deep, raspy voice made her a unique jazz figure and later helped chronicle the civil rights movement, died in her sleep on April 21, 2

We're putting a  spotlight on one history maker per day as we celebrate Black History Month. Join us in honoring these great individuals by learning more about their lives and their contributions. 
Without further ado, get to know 28 incredible Black history makers. Including: Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong, Fannie Lou Hamer, Diahann Carroll, Edmonia Lewis, and more. 


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