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Jacob Lawrence Depiction of Harlem

Harlem, a neighborhood of cultural diversity and immense pride in their heritage was, at times, a tumultuous place to be.  Jacob Lawrence is an American artist that displayed the up and coming attitude of this previously displaced peoples inhabiting mid 20th … Continue reading

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Ken Burns Twain Bio

Mark Twain, or Samuel Clements, grew up just like any other boy in his time.  He had to work for everything he had in the fight or flight mentality of the time.  These hardships and pain allowed him to gain … Continue reading

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Huck Finn Father Son Plot 1/25/17


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The Founders of the Big Apple

The history of Manhattan is one that is not all that well known to even the people that dwell under its skyscrapers.  When most people think of the early colonization of America, they think of the mighty British empire sailing … Continue reading

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