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I'm pleased to join my fellow citizens in observing African American History Month.


President Bush's African American History Month Video Message
During this month, we honor the heritage of African-Americans and their many contributions to our nation.
Anthony Principi, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Ann Veneman, Secretary of Agriculture








"African Americans have upheld the ideals of America, defended our homeland, and enriched American culture and society."

President's Proclamation
W.E.B. Du Bois was a critic, editor, scholar, author, civil rights leader, and one of the most influential African Americans of both the 19th and 20th centuries.

More Biographies of African Americans from the U.S. Postal Service.


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