today in black history

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Educator Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of Brown University, was born on this date in 1945 in Grapeland, Texas.

National Black History Museum

POSTED: February 23, 2012, 12:00 am

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the official groundbreaking of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture that will be located on the Mall in Washington, DC.





Source: The White House

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