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Dr. Maya Angelou’s Legacy through the National Archives

This post is dedicated to the memory of Maya Angelou – born April 4, 1928.  Maya Angelou was a revered American author, poet, activist, holder of many other occupations, and icon. The impact and power of her words were immediately … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Faithful Colored Mammies of the South

Today’s blog post was written by Dr. Lopez D. Matthews, Archives Technician in the Holdings Maintenance Staff at the National Archives and current Secretary of the Afro-American History Society at NARA. He is also currently the Vice-President/President Elect of the National Archives … Continue reading

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