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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • This weekend: Super Bowl; Beyoncé live; Maggie Smith soars in ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    The weekend belongs to CBS, which will present the Super Bowl on Sunday. The NFL extravaganza is the most-watched program each year, and the game transforms commercial-watching into a sport for a day. CBS anchor Scott Pelley will interview Barack Obama at...
  • Harvard-Westlake students mourn sudden death of 16-year-old swimmer

     
    Classmates of Harvard-Westlake swimmer who died last week after collapsing in the school pool are expected to honor the 16-year-old junior at an assembly on Monday....
  • L.A. County honors World War II Marines who broke racial barriers

     
    As part of Black History Month, L.A. County honored a group of U.S. Marines who broke down racial barriers....
  • ‘Roots’: ‘The View,’ PBS salute landmark miniseries

     
    “Roots,” one of the most popular and influential programs in U.S. TV history, will be honored by ABC's ”The View” and PBS next week. “Roots” actors LeVar Burton, Louis Gossett Jr. and Leslie Uggams will reunite Monday...
  • Phantom liberals strike again!

     
    From President Obama's speech at Hyde Park Academy last Friday: There's no more important ingredient for success, nothing that would be more important for us reducing violence than strong, stable families — which means we should do more to promote.....
  • Windermere Union celebrates Black History with Sunday sermons

     
    The Windermere Union Church, 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road in Windermere, will celebrate Black History Month each Sunday in February during their 10 a.m. worship service. Senior Pastor Rev. Barton Buchanan will deliver a series of sermons focusing on...
  • Forgetting Black History

     
    With Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
  • ‘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...
  • 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...