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Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we put together a slideshow of some of the most influential African-Americans in US History, and where you can go to learn more about them.

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Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) was a guitarist and singer-songwriter. He has been called the greatest electric guitar player of all time. Learn more about him at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.

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