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The Association for the Study of African American Life and History has dedicated Black History Month 2012 to exploring African American women’s roles in and contributions to American history. In the face of extreme challenges and oppression due to both their race and gender, these Black female Americans made lasting contributions to American society, politics, history and culture for which we celebrate them.

This single case exhibition was originally on display in the Morris Library Information Room from February 1-29, 2012.

African American Women; Association for the Study of African-American Life and History; African American women–History