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Passing for Black: The Life and Careers of Mae Street Kidd by Wade Hall. Born in Millersburg, Kentucky, in 1904 to a black mother and a white father, Kidd grew up to be state legislator. Accused of trying to pass for white in a segregated society, Kidd felt that she was doing the opposite -- choosing to assert her black identity. Passing for Black is her story, in her own words, of how she lived in this racial limbo and the obstacles it presented.  AVAILABLE AS A BOOK CLUB KIT FROM KDLA

Passing for Black: The Life and Careers of Mae Street Kidd by Wade Hall. Born in Millersburg, Kentucky, in 1904 to a black mother and a white father, Kidd grew up to be state legislator. Accused of trying to pass for white in a segregated society, Kidd felt that she was doing the opposite -- choosing to assert her black identity. Passing for Black is her story, in her own words, of how she lived in this racial limbo and the obstacles it presented. AVAILABLE AS A BOOK CLUB KIT FROM KDLA

Many people overlook Kentucky, making it one of the most underrated states in the U.S. Here are 15 reasons why the Bluegrass State is completely underrated...

Many people overlook Kentucky, making it one of the most underrated states in the U.S. Here are 15 reasons why the Bluegrass State is completely underrated...

Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded 1938. Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance.

Vatican Women's Rifle Team, disbanded 1938. Sister Juliette, far right, left the order to join the French Resistance.

Juliane Koepcke, 17, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived. However, she had to endure a 9-day walk through the Amazon jungle before being rescued by loggers. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508.

Juliane Koepcke, 17, was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by lightning. She fell 2 miles to the ground still strapped to her chair and lived. However, she had to endure a 9-day walk through the Amazon jungle before being rescued by loggers. She was the sole survivor of 93 passengers and crew in the December 24, 1971, crash of LANSA Flight 508.

Millie Dresselhaus - "Queen of Carbon - http://www.technologyreview.com/article/513491/the-what-if-whiz/

The “What If?” Whiz

Millie Dresselhaus - "Queen of Carbon - http://www.technologyreview.com/article/513491/the-what-if-whiz/

Banished vividly recounts the forgotten history of racial cleansing in America when thousands of African Americas were driven from their homes & communities by violent racist mobs in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. In fear for their lives, black people left these towns & never returned to reclaim their property. The film features black families determined to go to any length to reconstruct their families past & gain some justice for their ancestors & themselves.

Banished vividly recounts the forgotten history of racial cleansing in America when thousands of African Americas were driven from their homes & communities by violent racist mobs in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. In fear for their lives, black people left these towns & never returned to reclaim their property. The film features black families determined to go to any length to reconstruct their families past & gain some justice for their ancestors & themselves.

The 'BRASS ANKLES', an ethnic group of SOUTH CAROLINA were "a 'tri-racial isolate' group who lived in the area of Orangeburg County, Berkeley County and Charleston County from the early 1800s to the mid 1900s. They were a mixture of AFRICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN and EUROPEAN descent. Common surnames were Russell, Jackson, Driggers, Goins, Bunch, Sweat and Weatherford".

The 'BRASS ANKLES', an ethnic group of SOUTH CAROLINA were "a 'tri-racial isolate' group who lived in the area of Orangeburg County, Berkeley County and Charleston County from the early 1800s to the mid 1900s. They were a mixture of AFRICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN and EUROPEAN descent. Common surnames were Russell, Jackson, Driggers, Goins, Bunch, Sweat and Weatherford".

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