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  • July 3, 2021

Vanessa Williams to sing ‘Black National Anthem’ at Fourth Capitol Celebration

Vanessa Williams performs in Atlantic City, NJ, September 2015. (Mark Makela / Reuters) American actress and singer Vanessa Williams will perform the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, which has become known as the “black national anthem”, at the annual A fourth capitol televised celebration. Williams told the Associated Press that she will be honoring…

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The History of Federal Holidays and the Road to the Nineteenth | by Keani Vierra | Voterly | June 2021

President Joe Biden hands over a pen after signing the National Independence Day Act of the Sixteenth, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) The past year has been one of political strife in America, especially for those in the black community. From…

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