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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond

    Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond
    Talk about the best birthday present ever. You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president. Ask your...
  • City Lights: Making poetry a priority

    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...
  • Jeremy Lin meets his match in Jon Stewart [Video]

    Jeremy Lin meets his match in Jon Stewart [Video]
    Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is everywhere. Turn on the TV, you see Jeremy Lin. Go out to dinner, you hear people talking about Jeremy Lin. Go to sleep, dream about Jeremy Lin (whoops, I may have shared too much). Now "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"...
  • Black History Month: A culinary journey

    Black History Month: A culinary journey
    Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
  • 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...
  • Moore Dance Project’s ‘Sacred Slave Stories’ sets history to dance

     
    When Dario J. Moore started reading the first-person accounts of slavery recorded during the Federal Writers' Project of 1936-38, he was amazed at what he learned. “Nine out of 10 of those narratives celebrated being a slave. The institution was so p...
  • Go Kids Tuesday, Feb. 1

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. Oh I See Exhibit: Exhibit includes a basketball game in which the shooter uses prism glasses, a spinning wheel that makes colors appear to vanish,...
  • Dancing Granny at Mock Turtle Marionettes Saturday

     
    Celebrate Black History Month with Mock Turtle Marionettes and Allentown's The Caring Place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Charles Brown IceHouse on Sand Island, Bethlehem. Doug Roysdon of Mock Turtle Marionettes and Grace Hocella of the Bach Choir will...
  • Black History Month film discussion to be held at library

     
    A village commission is recognizing February as Black History Month with a discussion titled “Film and Race Relations.” The program will be sponsored by the …...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: House Bill Targets Insurance Requirement.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We start this morning with news that a Republican state House member from Tioga County is flogging legislation barring enforcement of a key part of the federal healthcare bill that requires people to buy insurance.......
  • Go Kids, Friday Feb. 11

     
    Help celebrate the Bethlehem Township Community Center's fifth anniversary with a free family- friendly party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.The center at 2900 Farmersville Road will have ice cream sundaes, a moon bounce, face painting, games and much more, so...