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Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Web site traces African-American migration

NEW YORK (AP) -- At the start of Black History Month, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture announced the creation of an education project focusing on black migration over the past 400 years. The project, which includes a new Web site, will give the public access to articles, photographs, maps and historic documents -- including a letter from President Lincoln in which he writes about sending blacks to Haiti. Entertainer Harry Belafonte, who got his start in a basement theater at the original Schomburg center in Harlem, said Tuesday that the "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience" project will help people learn about the "profound impact the African-American has had in shaping the culture and history" of the United States. Full Story:


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