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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Kathleen Battle sings spirituals at UCLA's Royce Hall

     
    Soprano Kathleen Battle sang African American spirituals at UCLA on Saturday. The anguish and the joy in an evening of songs was brought out by Kathleen Battle's exceptional voice....
  • Segregation of blacks at record low, think tank report says

     
    Segregation of African Americans has declined to its lowest point in more than a century, but social and income disparities continue to exist, according to a report released Monday by the conservative Manhattan Institute....
  • Black History Month 2012 TV schedule

     
    Here are some notable new and returning television programs profiling memorable people, themes and events in African-American history, in celebration of February's Black History Month. Programs and times are subject to change; check back throughout the...
  • OCPS to hold recognition ceremony as part of Black History Month

     
    Kathleen “Kat” Gordon, the School Board member representing District 5 in Orange County, will hold a recognition ceremony tonight for administrators, student mentors, community activists and others in conjunction with Black History Month....
  • Whitney Houston's death: Mayor issues statement on her passing

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issues statement on Whitney Houston's death....
  • Black History Month becoming the new American Renaissance

     
    Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, snug and confined in Kissimmee, Florida, joins perpendicular with the much longer and far more populated John Young Parkway; the street name, plastered on a green-white sign, and the street itself whisp by as the day...
  • Late Night: 'Daily Show' pushes back against Jeremy Lin mania

     
    Jeremy Lin: "The Daily Show" suggests Jeremy Lin is taking basketball away from African Americans...
  • 'Undefeated': A provocative look at race and class in sports

     
    If we’ve learned anything from the mega-media onslaught over Jeremy Lin, it’s that racial and ethnic stereotypes are still a powerful force in America, especially in the world of sports. My 13-year-old son’s generation is largely...
  • Oscar shorts: Civil rights activists see day they never expected

     
    The Oscar-nominated short documentary "The Barber of Birmingham" tells the stories of Birmingham's foot soldiers of the civil rights movement....
  • Favorite moments from Day 1 of TCA Winter Press Tour

     
    PBS kicked off the 2012 Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour with a nice mix of information and entertainment. Here are my favorite moments from Day 1: 1. The B-52′s concert — Even as they celebrate their 35th anniversary...
  • Students win Black History Month essay contest

     
    Three Broward County students will be honored Wednesday night for their winning essays in the 2012 Black History month contest. Students won in grade-level categories. Winners include: Chantel Mackey, a fifth grader at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary;...