Bisnow – From the works of visionaries like Frederick Douglass and Martin Luther King Jr. to the cruel realities of slavery, African-Americans have played a major role in U.S. history, and below are several historic sites that were pivotal for major heroes and heroines in the black community before, during and after the Civil Rights Movement.
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