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in 1906 Richard Bruce Nugent, a gay writer of the Harlem Renaissance, was born in Washington, DC. His story, “Smoke, Lilies, and Jade” is known for its themes of Black LGBTQ+ identity and pride.

#OnThisDay in 1906 Richard Bruce Nugent, a gay writer of the Harlem Renaissance, was born in Washington, DC. His story, “Smoke, Lilies, and Jade” is known for its themes of Black LGBTQ+ identity and pride. #SmithsonianPride
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As part of our museum’s multiyear African American Legacy Recordings series in partnership with Smithsonian Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, learn more about Jake Blount’s new folk album, “The New Faith”—inspired by historic Black musical traditions.

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More than 1,200 Black settlements, enclaves, and towns were established in the US between the late 18th and early 20th centuries. These communities grew out of a desire to re-establish kinship ties, self-govern, and develop independent enterprises.

More than 1,200 Black settlements, enclaves, and towns were established in the US between the late 18th and early 20th centuries. These communities grew out of a desire to re-establish kinship ties, self-govern, and develop independent enterprises.
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This is a historic moment and one I know will be a great source of inspiration to young people everywhere to set their sights high. Thank you to our Smithsonian NMAAHC for this thread highlighting the history of Black women in legal careers.

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Join us for a virtual discussion with Christine Platt and nationally recognized educator and advocate britt hawthorne (they/she) about Hawthorne's debut New York Times Bestselling book, 'Raising Antiracist Children: A Practical Parenting Guide.'

Register here: s.si.edu/3Ovu3fI

Join us for a virtual discussion with @christineaplatt and nationally recognized educator and advocate @britthawthorne_ about Hawthorne's debut New York Times Bestselling book, 'Raising Antiracist Children: A Practical Parenting Guide.' Register here: s.si.edu/3Ovu3fI
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'I stand on the shoulders of so many who have come before me,”- Supreme Court Justice .

Today, for the first time in the history of the U.S. an African American woman has joined our nation’s highest court.
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'I stand on the shoulders of so many who have come before me,”- Supreme Court Justice #KetanjiBrownJackson. Today, for the first time in the history of the U.S. an African American woman has joined our nation’s highest court. #APeoplesJourney s.si.edu/3y196CG
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in 1917, actress & singer Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, NY. Horne started her career at the famed Harlem Cotton Club & went on to become a noted entertainer with a career lasting over 70 years, appearing on film & television, & performed more than 300 times on Broadway.

#OTD in 1917, actress & singer Lena Horne was born in Brooklyn, NY. Horne started her career at the famed Harlem Cotton Club & went on to become a noted entertainer with a career lasting over 70 years, appearing on film & television, & performed more than 300 times on Broadway.
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in 1941, Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, was born. He was an activist during the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement & the global Pan-African Movement. He is also remembered as one of the first to raise his fists & cry, “Black Power!”

#OnThisDay in 1941, Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, was born. He was an activist during the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement & the global Pan-African Movement. He is also remembered as one of the first to raise his fists & cry, “Black Power!”
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