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Toyota Salutes Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial with Upcoming 2020 Toyota Highlander Commercial, “Home Team”

Former Kansas City Monarchs Captain James “Jim” Robinson Featured in Spot Produced by Burrell Communications Group PLANO, Texas (February 19, 2020) – In celebration of an iconic moment in American history, Toyota pays tribute to 100 years of Negro Leagues Baseball in the latest creative as part of the marketing campaign for the all-new 2020 Toyota Highlander. Filmed partly at the…

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Moments in History: Garrett A Morgan

Garrett Augustus Morgan was an African-American inventor and community leader. He invented parts for sewing machines, hair care products, and a version of the modern traffic signal which he patented and sold to GE. He is also known for his publicized rescue of miners near Lake Erie in 1916 using his safety hood. See the article on our news blog…

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The Bessie Coleman Story

Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first woman of African-American and the first of Native American descent to hold a pilot license. She achieved her international pilot license in 1921. She soon became a successful air show pilot in the United States, and hoped to start a school for…

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Howard University Class of 1969 Returns 50 Years Later With $1M Class Gift

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019 — Each year, a group of Howard University alumni return to Howard’s campus to celebrate their 50-year class reunion. Reunion events bring a special sense of joy and homecoming to Howard’s campus, as former classmates and lifelong friends return to the place where so much of their life’s path began. On May 10, the class of 1969 announced…

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Racism In America – New Film Reveals The Untold History Of Our Nation

BOSTON /PRNewswire/ — The film ‘An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition’ explores the moral counterweights to the tradition of racism in America and how we can move together towards our nation’s motto – ‘E Pluribus Unum’. This thought-provoking, inspiring and emotional film tells the story of cross-cultural friendships that tackled racism and inequality in the past. This racial amity has come…

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