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Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad

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Review of ‘Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad’

This year marks the 77th anniversary of America's Black History celebration, a memorial that began in 1926 as Black History Week and has since expanded into a month-long tribute to African-American culture and heritage. The idea for this time of remembrance originated with Carter G. Woodson, a black scholar and Harvard graduate who chose February…

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