Teaching Yourself Black History is More Important Than Ever

The Story of Two Men They Don’t Teach You About

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When my father reached college on the back of a D1 track scholarship he realized something — he had been “miseducated.” He began to read books like The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” and the depressingly ironic The




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