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Black History Shouldn’t Be a Mystery


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Since The 1619 Project hit the digital shelves, many people have taken a deep dive into the role Black people played in American History. And after having conversations with many people about the project, I’ve come to the conclusion that Black History shouldn’t be a mystery. The only reason many Black stories have…




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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC ☕️

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