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February 23, 2019

Scholar, activist and NAACP founder Dr. William Edward Burghardt DuBois is born on this date in 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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POSTED: February 16, 2011, 12:00 am

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Poet Maya Angelou, basketball great Bill Russell and civil rights champion Rep. John Lewis were among a group of Americans who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the nation, in a ceremony at the White House.





Source: The White House

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