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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • ‘Saturday Night Live’: Justin Bieber runs down Justin Bieber

     
    “Saturday Night Live” revealed that Justin Bieber is a good sport. The NBC show constantly spoofed Bieber, this weekend's host and musical guest. He sang two songs, “As Long As You Love Me” and “Nothing Like Us,”...
  • Why We Still Need Black History Month

     
    A debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
  • Lehigh Co. honors African American community leaders

     
    Lehigh County on Monday held a news conference honoring nine leaders in the Lehigh County African American community for their contributions. The honorees from business, education, service, faith and other sectors of the community were chosen by the...
  • 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"...
  • Check It Out: History buffs remember the Civil War

    Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, the opening salvo of the Civil War (1861-1865). Commemorative efforts are underway in many parts of the country. States have formed sesquicentennial...
  • Missing 15-year-old's journal shows link to rape suspect

    Missing 15-year-old's journal shows link to rape suspect
    The 2008 disappearance of 15-year-old Yasmin Acree sparked a massive police investigation that sent detectives on hundreds of leads, including false sightings that stretched from her tough West Side neighborhood to Michigan and New York City. But Tribune...
  • Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"

    Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic  Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"
    Airs on DC50, Sunday, February 19 @ 3PM   Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara.  Probably the most...
  • Civil rights activist to speak at OCC

    A Civil Rights Movement-era activist who worked with Martin Luther King will appear at Orange Coast College to speak about peace and nonviolence for Black History Month. Bernard LaFayette Jr. is scheduled to talk Feb. 24 about the historical...
  • Mayor Johnson Spends Week with President in D.C.

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is celebrating Black History Month with the President and Vice President this week in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama invited Mayor Johnson to a special live screening of “Thurgood,” a play depicting...
  • Laurence Fishburne delivers transformative performance in 'Thurgood'

    It's a shame that Black History Month doesn't come around more than once a year -- especially when it brings with it work this excellent. Thursday, Feb. 24, HBO presents "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne in a role that could define his mature...
  • Around & About

    EVENTS Slide Show, “Out of the Station Fire Ashes” — Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. La Cañada resident and mountain cyclist Mike Caley rides regularly in the burn area, with special permission. A member of the California Native Plant...