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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Scott's 'homeboy' stereotypes stun black lawmakers

    Scott's 'homeboy' stereotypes stun black lawmakers
    First, America got a brother in the White House. Now, Florida has a homeboy in the Governor's Mansion. The surprising news was disclosed this week during Gov. Rick Scott's luncheon for 20 black legislators. Lawmakers expected to hear the governor...
  • Groundbreaking Radio Station Staying True to Mission

    Groundbreaking Radio Station Staying True to Mission
    February is Black History Month, where the nation recognizes the impact by African-Americans on America's history. And from the Negro Leagues to jazz, Kansas City has a lot of African-American history to be proud of, including the first black-owned...
  • Anti-Abortion Billboard in Soho Sparks Controversy

    Anti-Abortion Billboard in Soho Sparks Controversy
    Pro-life leaders unveiled a controversial billboard in Soho this week that features the face of a young African American girl.   The billboard, funded by pro-life ad group Life Always, focuses on abortion in the black community, and claims that "the...
  • Controversial Soho Billboard To Come Down

    Controversial Soho Billboard To Come Down
    After "I think it was the right thing to do," said Rev. Al Sharpton. "We have a right to our personal views, but we don't have a right to offend people." raising considerable outrage amongst many New York residents and politicians, the Soho...
  • 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...
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  • If you go: New York City events, deals and more

    Lodging Aloft Hotel Harlem, 2300 Frederick Douglass Blvd. and 124th St., 212-749-4000; aloftharlem.com. Located in the heart of Harlem, Aloft has neighbors that include a hair-care store, an upscale florist and a movie theater — quintessential...
  • February 4: Midday Fix - Linda Johnson Rice

    February 4: Midday Fix - Linda Johnson Rice
    For Love of Color: Ebony, Fashion Fair Cosmetics & Macy's Celebrate Eunice Johnson Wednesday, February 2 through Sunday, February 7 During store hours - Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Macy's on State Street 111 N. State...
  • 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...
  • 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...