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Staff WriterIMPERIAL — In an effort to highlight the struggles and achievements of African-Americans in history, the Associated Student Government at Imperial Valley College held a celebration of black history here Thursday. The celebration included music...
Tags: Education, Robert J. Lopez, Africa
Sun SentinelIn the past week, I've taken up for Marco Rubio and Allen West in print columns. What the heck is wrong with me? Or as one SunSentinel.com message board wag put it, "OK, who kidnapped the real Mike Mayo." All I can say is, even if I might not agree with...
Ever since I became a journalist, I have had one burning desire: to work the phrases "National Poetry Month" and "The Human Centipede" into the same column. With the following piece, my career will be vindicated. I'll get to the second phrase later. But...
I let Black History Month slide by this year without writing anything about it. I am so over celebrating firsts or reprising triumphal narratives. But news from last month did suggest that we may need a black history lesson — one that goes...
As we prepare for our state’s 150th birthday and reflect upon our history, we have many wonderful people for whom to be thankful — people who have worked together to make West Virginia what it is today. Our state was built by people of all...
Central Florida artists are as creative and innovative as any artists anywhere. So, it should be no surprise that Orlando's Chris "Tobar" Rodriguez has twisted the concept of "art exhibit" into a whole new adventure. On his website (http://www....
Black History Month 2013 In honor of Black History Month, the Doleman Black Heritage Museum recognized the following athletes during a program Feb. 23 at The Maryland Theatre: Tom Parson Jr. Parson played basketball at North Hagerstown High School and...
South Bend TribuneIn an earlier column last month, I wrote about whether Black History Month is still relevant. Well, apparently to many readers it is. I received calls, e-mails and many of you let me know how you felt. Today, I’m going to share some those...
Assignment for 2nd graders: Color minstrel caricatures of African-Americans, black-face and a lynching?FloriDUHWhat were they thinking? Answer: They weren't thinking at all. James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to the...
Thumbs up to the students who participated in the annual Washington County Spelling Bee at Western Heights Middle School. These children battled nerves and some tough words to make their parents, teachers and communities proud. Thumbs up to the Doleman...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — Community members shared pride and appreciation for the struggles and accomplishments made by many diverse individuals, during the second annual Black History Month celebration, here Thursday evening. A group of about 50 community...
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 21, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
Mar 11, 2013 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 21, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Feb 20, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 3, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
Mar 2, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Original site for Black History topic gallery.