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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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