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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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Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) was an American trumpet player and singer. He played a pivotal role in the development of jazz. Visit the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens, NY, to learn more.

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