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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • 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.....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Eight great books on parenting teens and tweens

    Eight great books on parenting teens and tweens
  • Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond

    Taking the Kids: Exploring African-American history in Washington, D.C., and beyond
    Talk about the best birthday present ever. You've got to think that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be smiling down as we, on the same day, celebrate his birth and the second inauguration of Barack Obama, our first African-American president. Ask your...
  • Obama should be channeling Bill Cosby

    Obama should be channeling Bill Cosby
    At the risk of being branded a one-trick pony, I launch into this week's column. Last week, in this space, I pondered the self-imposed chains that continue to shackle black America. Today, I revisit that theme. As the father of two, and uncle to, an...
  • Teen poet thirsts for knowledge

    Teen poet thirsts for knowledge
    Malcolm London is young, black and talented, and that is a guarantee of nothing these days. But he says, "I do not do what I do for money. I come from a place with no money and don't expect I will ever have a lot of it. But I think that being a teacher...
  • Larry Wilmore takes shots, not sides

    Larry Wilmore takes shots, not sides
    Larry Wilmore occupies an unusual place for a comedian, an original place. He often seems to be neither here nor there, his vantage neither staunchly one way nor another, neither completely serious nor entirely kidding. Before he went in front of the...
  • '42' may open the eyes of a new generation

     '42' may open the eyes of a new generation
    Somewhere in the middle of watching the movie "42," about Jackie Robinson's historic rookie year breaking baseball's color barrier, I decided something. I decided that this weekend, I'm taking my sons to see it too. They're teenage athletes, and they've...
  • 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...