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Dr. Gary Thompson

Dr. Gary Thompson

Dr. Gary Thompson is a clinical psychologist who abhors the national spotlight. His wife, Dr. Frances Thompson, and he have six bi-racial daughters; his extended family...

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How Should We Teach Black History?

How Should We Teach Black History?

YAAHA believes black history should be taught with facts without changing the narrative or definitions and should be presented truthfully, warts and all. The 1619 Project...

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Dr. Carol Swain

Dr. Carol Swain

Dr. Carol Swain believes that where you start in life is not where you need to end up. This remarkable woman was born poor in Virginia in 1954. She was an eighth-grade...

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Making a STEM Career a Possibility

Making a STEM Career a Possibility

We know that our nation’s talent and creativity are lost when we do not encourage young girls to explore the possibilities of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...

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Why Teach Black History?

Why Teach Black History?

One of the criticisms made about black history is that it is not integrated into the American history books. Sadly, our students, black and white, have little knowledge...

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Robert Smalls (1839-1915)

Robert Smalls (1839-1915)

One of the most intriguing stories of the Civil War is that of Robert Smalls, a slave and Civil War hero. The Confederacy employed him as a stevedore foreman, lamplighter,...

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Why We Do Not Support CRT

Why We Do Not Support CRT

The cynical political game of Critical Race Theory (CRT) relies heavily on the public's ignorance of history to achieve racial division and promote the theory that "systemic...

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YAAHA is dedicated to encouraging harmonious race relations by educating the public on 400 years of African American history.

Your contribution will help us provide learning tools and references to advance our goal of educating those eager to learn more about black history in the United States.

Donations will support our campaign to use our book, lesson plans, and various communication tools to educate all Americans, especially black Americans, of their ancestral history from 1619 to present day.

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Donations over $100 will receive a copy of our book BLACK HISTORY 1619-2019: An Illustrated and Documented African-American History