The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

Opinion

February 4, 2014

Editorial: During Black History Month, get to know those who lived it

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Black history is just waiting to be explored. Much can be understood by studying the larger history of black Americans through the eras of slavery and the civil rights movement. But for a richer, clearer, greater understanding of black history, you have to get to know the people who lived it.

They can tell you, from personal experience, what it was like to be black in Madison County in decades past, how far we have come — and how far we have yet to go.

In summary For a richer, clearer, greater understanding of black history, you have to get to know the people who lived it.

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