Ronda Penrice is an author, journalist and expert on African American history and contemporary American culture. A native of Chicago, Ronda has a lifelong interest in African American history and culture. Her first book, African American History for DUMMIES (Wiley Publishing, 2007), is an extensive look at a complex subject that is both a historical and cultural overview. We round out Black History Month with a look at the past and a projection into the future.
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