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AuburnAveResearch Aug 16
"Aretha Franklin" the Legendary Queen of Soul has passed, but her influence will be felt forever. "Aretha Franklin"
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 16
What is it about "Lift Every Voice and Sing" that speaks to people, so much that it's become known as the "black national anthem"?
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 14
Is Jazz as a genre due for another Renaissance? "Jazz used to be disreputable. It used to grasp and scramble for respect for cultural esteem. And we no longer have that problem," he says.
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The Baton Foundation Aug 12
Excited to host today at . Join us at 3:00 p.m. for this important lecture.
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 10
New research reveals some surprising insight's into America's police brutality problem.
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The Center Aug 9
in 1948, white journalist Ray Sprigle published his account of travelling and living with Atlanta activist John Wesley Dobbs as an African-American in the South. You can read about his journey here: Visit The Center here:
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 8
152 years ago today, Matthew Henson, the man who would become the first African-American arctic explorer, was born. Read more about his life:
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 6
Married but separated by different plantations, William and Ellen Craft devised a plan to escape slavery. Ellen, who was fair-skinned, passed as a young white man and William played her doting servant.
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 3
An interesting article by . Catch her lecture and book signing in our auditorium August 12th at 3:00 PM.
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 2
Did you miss one of our events? Maybe you just can't get enough of us. Either way, enjoy our new series, where every two weeks we will post some of our past events so you can keep the going. Check it out!
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 2
On August 12th Dr. will delve into the of the often-ignored white under class in .
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AuburnAveResearch Aug 1
There were 27 Tuskegee Airmen listed as missing in action during World War II. Now, there are 26.
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 30
History is being made in Africa: Voters in Zimbabwe are casting ballots for the first time since independence, without Robert Mugabe’s name on the ballot.
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 30
The impact of Madame C.J. Walker is felt to this day as Netflix announces a new series based on her life.
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 28
Prepare yourself for the show- catch this dialogue about the Central Park Five that was recorded here at the Auburn Avenue Research Library this past June.
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 26
Come and see this original show "Through our Eyes: A Black Girl's Perspective - THE STOLEN GIRLS OF THE LEESBURG STOCKADE." This event will include Dr. Shirley Green-Reese, who at 14, was arrested and taken to the Leesburg, Georgia Stockade. Tomorrow at 6:00 PM
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 26
Last week to catch the "Inner City Urban: Vine City" by and photographer Rose Smith. Rose Smith is a conceptual documentary who uses the medium to reflect contemporary issues that affect people of color. Don't miss it.
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The King Center Jul 25
would have been 77 today. Imagine the life he could be living. A light in the world? A vessel of love for his family? We must never forget that racism destroys and dehumanizes; and often fuels vicious deaths. It is not mere disagreement. We remember you always, king.
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NatCivilRightsMuseum Jul 24
in 1954, Memphis native Mary Church Terrell passed away after a life dedicated to pursuing equality for all. She founded the National Association of Colored Women, worked to integrate D.C. restaurants, was active in pushing the 19th Amendment, and more.
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AuburnAveResearch Jul 24
Our low-key book sale continues. Today's featured book is "There is a River" by Dr. Vincent Harding. Just in time for the event tomorrow! Read it, then come hear about the many contributions of Dr. Harding. #
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