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Today in Black History, 3/2/2015

Yesterday's Answer: Frank E. Petersen, Jr., the first African American Marine Corps aviator and the first African American Marine Corps general. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JKclj

Today's Question: Who was the first African American from Georgia to be elected to the United States House of Representatives?
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Today in Black History, 3/1/2015

Yesterday's Answer: Emmett Littleton Ashford was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JKbA1

Today's Question: Who was the first African American Marine Corps aviator and the first African American Marine Corps general?
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Today in Black History, 2/28/2015

Yesterday's Answer: Emma Ophelia DeVore was the first prominent African American model in the United States. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JJL1b

Today's Question: Who was the first African American umpire in Major League Baseball?
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Today in Black History, 2/27/2015

Yesterday's Answer: Marian Anderson became the first Black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in 1955 and sing at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JIYki

Today's Question: Who was the first prominent African American model in the United States?
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IN 2 DAYS: Do you know a curious student, a young Einstein, or a future tech wizard who is always thinking of the next big thing? Bring them to discover and explore science with activities led by scientists and technologists with the hands-on exhibit, "Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology!" http://ow.ly/JozrC
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Today in Black History, 2/24/2015

Yesterday's Answer: Alford L. McMichael was the first African American sergeant major of the United States Marine Corps. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JzSAq

Today's Question: On February 25, 1870, who became the first African American to serve in the United States Senate?
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Today in Black History, 2/23/2015

Yesterday's Answer: In an 1864 commencement address, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, civil rights activist, historian and author, spoke on the potential insensitivity of white teachers to the needs and interest of African American students. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/Jrjpt

Today's Question: Who was the first African American sergeant major of the United States Marine Corps?
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TODAY @ 3PM: Author Bryan Prince will speak on his newly-published book, "My Brother’s Keeper: African Canadians & the American Civil War." Books will be for sale, and the author will sign books following the lecture! http://ow.ly/Jcuvb
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Today in Black History, 2/22/2015

Yesterday's Answer: In an 1864 commencement address, Octavius Valentine Catto spoke on the potential insensitivity of White teachers to the needs and interest of African American students. Want to know more? Read today's blog! http://ow.ly/JpzSK

Today's Question: Who was the first African American to earn a doctorate at Harvard University in 1895?
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TODAY @ 5PM: Get your groove on! Work your muscles, strengthen your bones, and move something with our weekly hustle lessons! Free for Members, $7 for non-members. Purchase 5 lessons and receive a complimentary museum membership, making your next 12 months of hustle lessons FREE! http://ow.ly/Jcxpe
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