The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has commemorated Black History Month for many years with essays celebrating the character, fortitude and enterprise of history's leading black Americans. This year's installment, "Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and Liberty," remembers a message of common human rights delivered by two uncommon men.

You can find our past articles, which are still timely, below. We believe them to be a stimulating and enjoyable exploration of America's black heritage.

Celebrating the Achievements of Black American Entrepreneurs
http://www.mackinac.org/4052

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The Crusade of Sojourner Truth
http://www.mackinac.org/1649

Berry Gordy and Motown Records
http://www.mackinac.org/344

Remembering Ralph Bunche
http://www.mackinac.org/6111

Joe Louis vs. the IRS
http://www.mackinac.org/22

The Rediscovery of Booker T. Washington
http://www.mackinac.org/345

Black History Lessons From Motown — and Beyond
http://www.mackinac.org/509

Truth Sets Black Slaves Free
http://www.mackinac.org/1714

Bridging the Racial Gap
http://www.mackinac.org/38

Remembering "The Real McCoy"
http://www.mackinac.org/72

What Segregation Did to the Detroit Tigers
http://www.mackinac.org/34

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