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Black History is American History, Okalani Dawkins

by Beckypublished on 23rd September 2021

Watch this TEDx talk by Okalani Dawkins, a passionate sophomore who is excited to create a better world through her passion for Civil Rights. In this talk, she explains the importance of African American societies in America’s history past the Civil Rights Movement, as well as why we need to pay more attention to matters like those.

This talk was presented at an independent event to a local audience at TEDxYouth@MVHS.

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