Karyn Parsons' Mission To Share The Untold Stories Of Black History Heroes

July 1, 2014 9:28 PM

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Hilary Banks from "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air" may not have been known as a fierce advocate for education. But the actress who played her sure is.

Last year, Karyn Parsons -- actress, mother, author and amateur historian -- founded Sweet Blackberry, a nonprofit devoted to teaching kids about some of the lesser-known figures of black history. The organization publishes books and videos on people like Henry "Box" Brown and Garrett Morgan, and fa...

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