today in black history

June 27, 2016

Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first Black writers to crossover to white audiences, was born in 1872 in Dayton, Ohio.



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Environmental Protection Agency

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Department of the Treasury

January 09, 2009 12:00 am



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Department of Energy

January 09, 2009 12:00 am



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Department of Defense

January 09, 2009 12:00 am



Hon. Leon Panetta is the Secretary of Defense, appointed by President Barack Obama. Read More


Department of the Interior

January 08, 2009 12:00 am



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Department of Homeland Security

January 04, 2009 12:00 am



Hon. Janet Napolitano is the Secretary of Homeland Security, appointed by President Barack Obama. Read More


Department of Agriculture

January 04, 2009 12:00 am



Hon. Tom Vilsack is the Secretary of Agriculture, appointed by President Barack Obama. Read More


Department of Transportation

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Department of Justice

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Department of Labor

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Department of Health and Human Services

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