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This monument in Rex, Georgia, is dedicated to Melvinia Shields, a slave during the Civil War and the great-great-great grandmother of Michelle Obama.

This monument in Rex, Georgia, is dedicated to Melvinia Shields, a slave during the Civil War and the great-great-great grandmother of Michelle Obama.

George Washington Carver was a scientist who invented peanut butter and made other discoveries

George Washington Carver was a scientist who invented peanut butter and made other discoveries

Keith Foster's photo.

Keith Foster's photo.

JUNETEENTH, JUNE 19, 1865  |   came to mark a new beginning and a true independence day for African American Texans. The first official Texas Juneteenth celebration was organized by the Freedmen’s Bureau and it was held in Austin in 1867.   For many years resolutions recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day have been introduced in Congress by a number of senators and the hope is that some day, the Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday.

JUNETEENTH, JUNE 19, 1865 | came to mark a new beginning and a true independence day for African American Texans. The first official Texas Juneteenth celebration was organized by the Freedmen’s Bureau and it was held in Austin in 1867. For many years resolutions recognizing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day have been introduced in Congress by a number of senators and the hope is that some day, the Juneteenth is recognized as a national holiday.

a book composed of ancient wisdom from the 3 ancient river valley civilizations,Sumer,Egypt and the Indus Valley.

a book composed of ancient wisdom from the 3 ancient river valley civilizations,Sumer,Egypt and the Indus Valley.

1971 Cost of Living, according to a 'Remember When' booklet for birthdays

1971 Cost of Living, according to a 'Remember When' booklet for birthdays

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