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Blackpast.org Awards and Distinctions, 2009 to present

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BLACKPAST.ORG AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS, from 2009 to the present:

The following are various awards and distinctions given to BlackPast.org since its founding.

National Education Association"s Carter G. Woodson Memorial Award

Award Ceremony: July 2, 2015

Given by the NEA for activities in Black affairs that significantly impact education and the achievement of equal opportunity. http://bit.ly/1GVidTa

Washington State Jefferson Award, 2015

Award Ceremony: April 13, 2015

Given by Seattle CityClub to our founder, Dr. Quintard Taylor, for his work on BlackPast.org. Winners represent unsung heroes; those who are making a difference in their community, the nation, and the world, through their jobs, or volunteer service. http://bit.ly/1FGKZd1 

James and Janie Washington Foundation Award for Documentation, 2014

Date: November 1, 2014

Given by the James and Janie Washington Foundation, http://bit.ly/1CYKJWD

MARS Best Free Websites of 2011

Date: June 17, 2011

Given by MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference, Reference and Users Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library Association (ALA), http://bit.ly/1Cqp7jL

Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy, 2011

Date: Awards Ceremony,  Seattle Museum of History and Industry, April 26, 2011

Given by the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO),

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Best of Reference: Hybrid Print and Electronic Resources, 2009

Date:  Awards Ceremony, New York Public Library, May 7, 2009

Given by the New York Public Library Association Reference and Adult Services Section,

http://bit.ly/1CYKJWD

Jesse Williams' Speech (BET Awards 2016)

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