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Family portrait from the c.1940s Full Story   Spark a Conversation with Big Ideas about Women Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story woman standing in tall grass prairie Full Story   Big Idea: It's Time to Reconnect with the Earth Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story Jason Wesco walking in front of quote Full Story   Big Idea: It's Time to Change the Way We Talk About Poverty Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story Sarah Lamm Full Story   Big Idea: It's Time for More Representation in STEM Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story Donna Rae Pearson Full Story   Big Idea: We Need to Elevate Black Women's Stories Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story Kandace Creel Falcon Full Story   Big Idea: It's Time to Change the Way We Talk About Immigrants Millions of African Americans left the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. Some journeyed to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas, "Free" did not mean "Welcome." Full Story

 

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