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A Journey into 366 Days of Black History 2012 Calendar Library of Congress

A Journey into 366 Days of Black History 2012 Calendar

Library of Congress

Published August 10th 2011
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12 pages
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This years Journey into 366 Days of Black History focuses on the achievements of African Americans in law, literature, education, religion, civil rights, military service, commerce, sports, and the arts. Attorneys Thurgood Marshall, George Hayes,MoreThis years Journey into 366 Days of Black History focuses on the achievements of African Americans in law, literature, education, religion, civil rights, military service, commerce, sports, and the arts. Attorneys Thurgood Marshall, George Hayes, and James Nabrit Jr., for example, were among those arguing for school desegregation in the landmark 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education- Marshall later became the first African American justice of the US Supreme Court. Robert Hayden was the nations first African American Poet Laureate. Mahalia Jacksons gospel singing brought strength and spirituality to the civil rights movement. For their contributions to American society, this calendar honors these people and ten other individuals and groups, with thirteen historical photographs from the Library of Congress and twelve concise biographies and essays. Each day lists important birthdates or milestones in black history.Size: 12 x 13 in.- opens to 12 x 26 in. Printed on FSC certified paper with soy-based inks.