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The Gist of Freedom Preserving American History through Black Literature . . .


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Join The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience—honoring all the people, past and present, black and white—who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship and artifact.

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Black History Monthly Recap with Professor Manisha Sinha on Black History University! Topics of Discussion 1~Seneca Village, eminent domain and Central Park 2~ NY orders Depositions for Trump and two Trump children 3~ Mardi... more

From 1968 through 1983, Shindana Toys designed and manufactured dolls that looked like real black people. Their motto was: Dolls Made by a Dream. Shindana, which means competitor in Swahili, trained and employed doll makers and... more

Black History Monthly Recap with Professor Manisha Sinha on Black History University.com, powered by The Gist of Freedom! -Reconstruction Black Senators & HBCUs -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King & Voting Rights, Sanitation Strike,... more

Christmas & Abolitionism With Professor Sinha on Black History University, powered by The Gist Of Freedom. The story of ?The Christmas Escape 1854" begins on Christmas Eve, when Tubman arrived on Poplar Neck to lead her... more

Black History Monthly Review with University of Conneticut Prof. Manisha Sinha on Black History University powered by The Gist of Freedom! Black Japanese Generals celebrating their victory over Russia in 1907. They are of Ainu... more

Professor Sinha, Black History University 1. Christopher Columbus; Commemorate 17th Century Black abolitionist De Silva Mendoca 2. Cori Bush Protest Homelessness Abolitionist 3. Congressman Quincy Adams, anti-slavery... more

Author and Professor Manisha Sinha's Monthly Recap and Black Historic Perspective! October is Black History Month in the U.K. And Miss Ireland is Black! Join us today at www.blackhistoryUniversity.com

The United States Capitol 1866 Blacks and Whites Celebrate the Passage of Civil Rights Amendment 1866 The Capitol: A Great America, in the Making! An 1866 illustration from Harper's Weekly shows white women, White Union soldiers and... more

Christmas, Celebrity Bible Readings, Blair Underwood

Join The Gist of Freedom as Shellie Gaines welcomes WETV's Vice President,,Ashley McFarlin Buie! Ashley M. Buie, founder of Bird's Eye Entertainment, Inc., continues to set the entertainment world on fire. Buie has... more
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