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An Intimate History of America | The Paris Review We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations

We made our way through the exhibitions that document the state-sanctioned violence black people experienced over the course of generations, pausing to study the images and take in their explanations

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Was Lead Belly a protest singer? A conversation with NMAAHC director Lonnie Bunch III | Folkways Lead Belly is “the hard name of a harder man,” said Woody Guthrie of his friend and fellow American music icon who was born Huddie Ledbetter (c. 1888–1949).

Lead Belly is “the hard name of a harder man,” said Woody Guthrie of his friend and fellow American music icon who was born Huddie Ledbetter (c. 1888–1949).

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Int’l African-American Museum’s New Genealogy Research Center Will Help Black People Trace Their Roots | Atlanta Black Star Sticking to its mission of encouraging visitors to trace their family history, the International African-American Museum in Charleston, S.C., announced the launch of a new genealogical research center on Tuesday, July 18.

Sticking to its mission of encouraging visitors to trace their family history, the International African-American Museum in Charleston, S.C., announced the launch of a new genealogical research center on Tuesday, July 18.

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