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The HistoryMakers: Documenting Untold Stories of Black Achievement

Julieanna Richardson: In society today, what is being debated? Who has value and who doesn’t? You preserve what has value, you throw away what doesn’t. That’s why the preservation is so critical.

At a time when we’re having a national discussion about how Black history fits into the American mosaic, we discovered that many stories of Black achievement are slipping away, going unpreserved for future generations. A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization called the historymakers is hoping to change that, by creating an expansive digital archive of first-person accounts. Founder Julieanna Richardson told us she’s determined to document the Black experience in America, one story at a time.

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