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African-American History Month

A collection of news and information related to African-American History Month published by this site and its partners.

Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Black History Month movie: 'Intruder in the Dust'

    Hollywood never provided a richer picture of the Jim Crow South than Clarence Brown's "Intruder in the Dust," a fresh, inspired adaptation of William Faulkner's 1948 novel. It's not a message movie about racial injustice. It's about the American...
  • Mike Wallace: The archetype for watchdog journalism on TV

    Mike Wallace: The archetype for watchdog journalism on TV
    I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday. Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 22 Concert and dinner "It Was A Very Good Year," a tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands, will be held at 2 p.m. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Tickets are $15; $40 for admission and dinner at Salute's Restaurant...
  • Anne Arundel County exhibit briefs

    Black History month Works by Afro-Panamanian artist Cynthia Farrell Johnson, in connection with Black History Month, will be on display Wednesday, Feb. 1, through Feb. 27, at AACC's Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold....
  • Eight great books on parenting teens and tweens

    Eight great books on parenting teens and tweens
  • Essays accepted for Black History Month contest

    Giant Food is now accepting entries for its sixth annual Black History Month Essay Contest, which commemorates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders in Maryland; Virginia; Delaware; and Washington, D.C. schools are...
  • March into history recalled by local residents

    March into history recalled by local residents
    The morning of Aug. 28, 1963, was filled with apprehension for Alfred Whittaker as he traveled to the nation's capital for the Civil Rights March on Washington. Not sure of what lay ahead, his worries about his safety and the fear of violence gave the...
  • Black History Month in CT

    "Race: The Power of an Illusion" A group discussion centered on the social construction of racial identity. - ¬†University of Connecticut School of Social Work - Thursday, February 2 - 12:45-2:00 p.m. “Negotiating Citizenship: The Politics of...
  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • 10 things you might not know about skin color

    10 things you might not know about skin color
    1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...