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Black History Month

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Flies like a butterfly, stings like a bee
Sang a rendition of "Strange Fruit"
Author of the book "Women, Race and Class"
The first woman to deliver the class day address at Harvard.
He published his own abolitionist newsletter, the North Star.
At the age of 35, was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wrote the memoir "Soul on Ice"
Was named Lesane Crooks at birth.
Received his Master of Arts from Harvard in 1891 and in 1895 became the first African American to receive a doctorate from the university.
Won the "Who's Who" award of Professional Women in 2015
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Her husband worked in advertising who would later help promote her hair care business.
Led a 4 day rebellion of enslaved and free black people in Southamptom County, VA in 1831.
Quoted "The knowledge I have now is not the knowledge I had then."
Helped change the terms used to refer African Americans from "Negro" and "coloured" to "Black" and "Afro-American"
She delivered the famous "Ain't I a Woman" speech.
One of his greatest achievements was to persuade Chicago's most powerful street gangs to stop fighting each other in 1969.
Was the first African American to be invited to the White House in 1901.
In 1966, helped form the Black Panther group in Oakland in response to police brutality and racism.
Quoted "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
Known for refusing to give up her seat.
She sued the railroad she was forcibly removed from, winning a $500 settlement.
Quoted "Chance has never yet satisfied the hope of a suffering people."
Wrote the book "Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America" in 1994