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Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

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By Benny basil - Sep 09 2012
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I'm happy that it was made but it needs to be to longer than 2 mins . Keep up the good work .

Interesting

By aSkylandSora - Feb 04 2012
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Black in Italy. I'd like to know more about everything.

iTunes Ratings

97 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
13
12
6
8

Happy

By Benny basil - Sep 09 2012
Read more
I'm happy that it was made but it needs to be to longer than 2 mins . Keep up the good work .

Interesting

By aSkylandSora - Feb 04 2012
Read more
Black in Italy. I'd like to know more about everything.
Cover image of Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

Smithsonian Channel Presents Black History Month

Updated 9 days ago

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Honoring the achievements. Remembering the struggle.

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