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  • Black History MonthBy:Angelo Saccamango

  • Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey and his organization, the Universal Negro Improvement Association represent the largest mass movement in African-American history. Proclaiming a black nationalist "Back to Africa" message, Garvey and the UNIA established 700 branches in thirty-eight states by the early 1920s.

  • Barbra JordanShe became the first African American to serve in the Texas senate since Reconstruction when she was elected to that institution in 1966. She became the first black elected official to preside over a legislature when she became pro tempore of the Texas senate in 1972

  • Abraham Lincoln He successfully led his country through its internal crisis the civil war preserving the union and ending slavery. Initially, Lincoln expected to bring about the eventual extinction of slavery by stopping its further expansion into any U.S. territory, and by offering compensated emancipation

  • Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland who became known as Moses of her people. Over the course of 10 years and at great personal risk she led hundreds of slaves to freedom along the Underground Rail Road.

  • Oprah Winfreys charity Oprah gave 300 members of her audience $1000 each to donate to a charity of their choice. Oprah founded oprahs angel network to encourage people to make a positive difference in others

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