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Black History

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  • NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt.3 Chuck Brown

    NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt.3 Chuck Brown
    Pt. 3 Black History Month Special: A look back at Chuck Brown
  • NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt. 4 Chuck Brown

    NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt. 4 Chuck Brown
    Pt. 4 Black History Month Special: A look back at Chuck Brown
  • Art contest honors African American history

    Art contest honors African American history
    Hundreds of young people submitted drawings. The ten best are now on display, and organizers of an area art contest are counting on you to pick a winner.   The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia partnered with U.S. Cellular for the Black History...
  • KY3 Archives: Black History Month-George Washington Carver

    KY3 Archives:  Black History Month-George Washington Carver
    DIAMOND, Mo. -- Southwest Missouri is home to a giant of American history, George Washington Carver.  February's designation as "Black History Month" provides an ideal time to recognize the profound and permanent mark made by Carver on American life....
  • Stowe Center Wins Auction For 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Wallpaper

    Stowe Center Wins Auction For 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Wallpaper
    A chunk of wallpaper manufactured in England in 1853 to glom onto the popularity of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was auctioned off in Plainville on Tuesday night. It wound up exactly where it...
  • Md. must nurture minority leadership

    Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is the fabric of our nation. We recently commemorated the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and we are reminded that this coming August marks the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream"...
  • Macy's Aventura salutes Gordon Parks as part of Black History Month

    Macy's Aventura salutes Gordon Parks as part of Black History Month
    As part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft"). Parks' life will...
  • NewsPlus 02/15/13: And the Dream Lives On

    NewsPlus 02/15/13: And the Dream Lives On
    NewsPlus correspondent, Robin Hamilton, gives us a preview of this Sunday's Black History Month special, "And the Dream Lives On" airing on DC50 on Sunday at 7PM.
  • Guide to February 2013 TV premieres, specials, movies

    Guide to February 2013 TV premieres, specials, movies
    Every February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
  • 'Courageous' to be shown

    The Zion Baptist Church ministry will show the movie “Courageous” Saturday at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church, 61 W. Bethel St. The doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Admission costs $2 per person and there will be free popcorn and drinks....
  • Eat an African heritage dish this week

    Feb. 1 marks not only the start of Black History Month but also African Heritage & Health Week. Oldways, the Boston-based nonprofit food and nutrition organization behind the week-long observance, is offering a delicious challenge: Enjoy at least one...