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The Enslaved Naturalist

African Americans contributed to the area of natural history between 1619 and 1863, despite being held in bondage

This exhibit is dedicated to Pauline Copes Johnson, Harriet Tubman’s great-great-grandniece, for her tireless advocacy, commitment to truth telling and education, and for preserving “Aunt Harriet’s” story. Your commitment to preserving Harriet Tubman’s story, the story of a freedom fighter, is an inspiration to current and future freedom fighters and peacebuilders. —Dr. Charles L Chavis, […]

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Lynch Law Must Go!

An untold collaboration among Ida Wells, Frederick Douglass, and John Mitchell, Jr.

“The way to right wrongs is to shine the light of truth on them.” IDA B. WELLS

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