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Educated for Freedom: The Incredible Story of Two Fugitive Schoolboys who Grew Up to Change a Nation – Anna Mae Duane

In the 1820s most Americans did not see a need to educate black children. Reading, writing and a bit of math would do very well. After all, these children were seen as inferior. But the people who established the New York … Continue reading

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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend – Bob Drury and Tom Clavin

The Sioux called them Paha Sapa, the heart of everything that is, the center of the universe, a most sacred place. Today they are called the Black Hills. When treaty after treaty had been broken and these hills were threatened, … Continue reading

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