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Normal West Black Student Union Shares Daily Black Facts

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Tiffani Jackson
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WGLT
Members of Normal West's Black Student Union at an event outside the school in June 2020.

WGLT is excited to partner with the Normal West Black Student Union to bring you daily Black Facts during Black History Month.

The Normal West BSU has been sharing its Black Facts every week on social media. The student-led organization is sharing its Black Facts with WGLT in February.

Check out the Black Facts below:

Sylvia Techmanski - Singer Marian Anderson

Maia Eames - Harlem Renaissance

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Black Fact

Justin Turner - Black Panther

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Black Fact

Kyleigh - Mother of Mankind

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Black Fact

Bryan Marroquin - Black National Anthem

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Black Fact

Amaya Hursey - Smallpox

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Black Fact

Carly Donalson - Black Female Battalion

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Black Fact

Soph Henderson - Shirley Chisholm

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Black Fact

Lydia Plattner - Marsha P. Johnson

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Black Fact

Adeline Swartzendruber - Cathay Williams

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Black Fact

Kylie Crader - Tuskegee Airmen

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Black Fact

Jasmyn Jordan - Jane Bolin

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Black Fact

Karizma - Henrietta Lacks

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Black Fact

Kwesi Blankson - Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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Black Fact

Phillis Wheatley

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Black Fact

Black Wall Street

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Black Fact

Quakers protest slavery

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Black Fact

Billie Holiday

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Black Facts

We'll add more Black Facts to this list as the series rolls on this month.

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