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Watch Muhammad Faridi and his father tell their story of his father immigrating to the U.S. and Muhammad working his way through law school driving a cab. Their story is part of the U.S. Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center. Watch it here:

While some of the people we love may be far away today, what better time to try new ways to connect. @StoryCorps  allows you to interview loved ones & their stories will be archived at the American Folklife Center at the @librarycongress . Check it out👇

Tune in at noon EST on 11/18 to hear from Inuit throat singing sisters @PIQSIQ_music . The sister duo will be featured as a part of the @libraryofcongress  American Folklife Center concert series. To watch:

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1:02:50 p.m. - Board of Trustees of the American Folklife Center - Pursuant to U.S.C. 2103(b), and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed Ms. Anne Arrington, Lubbock, Texas, 6 year term.

1:03:00 p.m. - Board of Trustees of the American Folklife Center - Pursuant to U.S.C. 2103(b), and the order of the House of January 3, 2019, the Speaker appointed Ms. Anne Arrington, Lubbock, Texas, 6 year term.

During a time of economic crisis, a new #podcast  will celebrate the diversity & tenacity of American #workers  with stories from a variety of trades. "America Works" launches Sept. 3 from the American Folklife Center@librarycongress . Check it out!

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WATCH: On today's Homegrown concert, guitarist Walter Parks performs material based on field recordings from our American Folklife Center, Aug 12 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the AFC Facebook page -- don't miss it!

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WATCH: On today's noontime Homegrown concert, American roots music duo Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, perform in concert. Aug 5 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the American Folklife Center Facebook page -- don't miss it!

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During the "Many Paths to Freedom " series from the American Folklife Center, filmmaker Robin Hamilton discussed her short film “This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer”: 3/3 #19SuffrageStories 

WATCH: On today's noontime Homegrown concert, Sean Ardoin performs his unique and authentic brand of American Creole music. July 29 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the American Folklife Center Facebook page -- don't miss it!

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MUSIC: Summertime concerts from the Library: Every Wednesday at noon ET through the summer, we'll share new concerts in our Homegrown series from the American Folklife Center. DETAILS:

The Library's American Folklife Center has released the final 145 video interviews in the Civil Rights History Project. More on the project, with links to the collection:

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NEWS: This morning, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the American Folklife Center will house the National AIDS Memorial Quilt Archive, containing 200,000+ photos, bios, letters & other artifacts of the lives memorialized on Quilt panels. #TheAIDSQuilt 

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This #Thanksgiving , invites you to take part in , a nation #TheGreatListenl  movement to create an oral history of the US by recording an interview with a loved one using the StoryCorps App. (Interviews archived at our American Folklife Center)

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