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Paul Belloni Du Chaillu: The “African” Zoologist who became known as the first modern European to confirm the existence of gorillas

Meserette Kentake
“In such a wild country as Africa one does not go far without adventures. The traveler necessarily sees what is strange and wonderful, for every...
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Maria W. Stewart: Powerful Public Orator for Black Women’s Rights

Uchenna Edeh
Maria W. Stewart, essayist, teacher, and political activist, is thought to be the first woman in America and the first African-American woman to make public...
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: The Mother of African American journalism

Meserette Kentake
Frances E.W. Harper was a leading African-American poet and writer. She was also an ardent activist in the abolitionist and women’s rights movements. Harper had...

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