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Black History

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  • 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...
  • Altadena Junction: Sheriff cuts squeezing unincorporated areas, Walmart Neighborhood Market update, and more

    Sheriff Lee Baca has clashed with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently about cutting deputy overtime, which has the immediate effect of reducing patrols in unincorporated county areas. Supervisors felt that Baca was favoring cities that...
  • Columbia Digest

    Movie screenings To celebrate Black History Month and Valentine's Day, the Friends of Howard County Library presents a movie doubleheader at the library's East Columbia branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way on Feb. 14. "Nothing But a Man" will be shown at 6 p.m....
  • Troy Valjean Rucker, Alika Hope Head Charity Benefit in Hartford

    Troy Valjean Rucker, Alika Hope Head Charity Benefit in Hartford
    Theater and concert  performers baritone Troy Valjean Rucker and soprano Alika Hope will heading "Now Let Me Fly: A Black History Month Concert Benefiting ConnectiKids" Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the historic South Church, 277 Main St., Hartford. Samuel...
  • No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day

    No, Martin Luther King would not have endorsed Gun Appreciation Day
    Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. "If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
  • Who said it? A look back

    Who said it? A look back
    During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans. See if you can match the quote with the person who said it. The famous quote: 1. "Surely the day will come when color means...
  • Whoopi Goldberg to celebrate Black History Month ... Guess where?

     
    Whoopi Goldberg is headed to the Chicago area on Feb. 11 to make a one-night-only appearance billed as a celebration of Black History Month. She's coming to the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. Not the first joynt that comes to......
  • Suspect tells police he killed his father with a sledgehammer

     
    Los Angeles police detectives responding to a call to a Chatsworth home Sunday found a man dead, allegedly from a hammer blow delivered by his son, an LAPD officer said....