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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Ken Burns takes on 'The Dust Bowl'

     
    There are BIG projects from Ken Burns ("Baseball," "Jazz," and "The Civil War"), and there are the less ambitious stories ("Thomas Jefferson" and "Mark Twain") from the New Hampshire-based documentarian who has become in many ways a de facto national........
  • 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...
  • Black History Month: A celebration with mixed feelings on PBS

     
    PBS' "Independent Lens" looks at Black History Month with documentaries that take a varied -- and critical -- view of the observance....
  • American Idol on TV

     
    'American Idol' Steven Tyler, left, Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest....
  • Arts on TV: Anna Deavere Smith; civil rights songs; Dudamel

     
    “Great Performances” 9 p.m., Friday KOCE: "Let Me Down Easy": Anna Deavere Smith portrays several different characters, sharing their life experiences....
  • Anna Deavere Smith on healthcare, mimicry and President Obama

     
    Anna Deavere Smith, whose play "Let Me Down Easy" premieres on PBS, talks about the writing process and documentary theater....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....