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  • Feb 15, 2022

    When The Lightbulb Goes Off: Celebrating Lewis Howard Latimer

    Throughout Black History Month, we celebrate important figures in Black History and the scholars whose dreams they help make possible. Lewis Latimer was a Black inventor and draftsman who played an integral role in the development of the telephone and patenting the first carbon filament for the electric lightbulb. When Latimer’s lightbulb went off, his […]

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  • Feb 08, 2022

    Personifying Black Excellence: Issa Rae

    Throughout Black History Month, we are celebrating important figures in Black History and the scholars whose dreams they help make possible. Issa Rae is an award-winning actress, writer, and producer who personifies Black excellence. Awkward Black Girl, Business Owner, Community Leader, TV Trailblazer Lots of people know the feelings of a cringe-worthy romance, disastrous date, […]

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  • Feb 03, 2022

    The Embodiment of Black Girl Magic: Simone Biles 

    Throughout Black History Month, we are celebrating important figures in Black History and the scholars whose dreams they help make possible. Simone Biles is a Gold Medalist Olympian gymnast and mental health advocate. She is Black Girl Magic. The World’s Most Decorated Gymnast Once you’re done marveling at Simone Biles’ acrobatic flips and game-changing moves, […]

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  • Jan 31, 2022

    Black History Is More Than A Month

    Black History is more than a month. It’s the story of where we come from and where we are going. It can’t be contained by 28 days or 28 lifetimes. Black History begins when life does, hundreds of thousands of years ago when the first human beings built community in Africa. It stretches far into […]

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  • Jan 27, 2022

    Meet an AF Alumna: Isabella’s Story

    Firsts and high achievements illustrate Isabella’s story. Throughout her academic career at AF, she read and did math above her grade level. She excelled and always did extra credit. She secured scholarships and recognition for academic excellence. At the same time, she started her own business, served as a mentor to her peers, built a […]

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  • Jan 14, 2022

    New Year Book List

    What’s the perfect way to kick off 2022? We’ve got an idea for you…Find a book to zip and zoom through! Nothing beats the thrills of a good page turner and hopping into the world of fascinating characters and historical figures. New year, new me? More like, “New year, new books!” Do you have a […]

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  • Jan 07, 2022

    Growing Stronger: Reflections on 2021

    In some ways, 2021 delivered on the promise of “brighter days ahead.” And in others, 2021 was just as challenging. It was a time where we, again, looked ourselves in the mirror. What did we see? As we reflect on the past year, we remember and celebrate how our team embraced new challenges and spent […]

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  • Dec 22, 2021

    Five Fun Activities for the Winter

    Winter is here, and we cannot contain our excitement for the jolliest time of year! Despite all the holiday fun, occasionally snowy days and cold temperatures can have you longing for summer. But winter can have plenty of fun activities to offer, too! Check out our list of five, fun winter activities to learn and […]

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