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That's What She Did Podcast

Mar 15, 2019

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A gifted writer and public historian, Velma Maia Thomas, is preserving and telling the stories of notable and unsung African-American people in history. Velma created the nationally acclaimed Black Holocaust Exhibit, a collection of original documents on slavery in America and through her work is making sure these stories and documents are not forgotten. 

In This Episode:

  • Velma describes the impact of not knowing one's history
  • How bringing the past into the present helps us all and why forgetting where came from and how we got here is not an option  

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