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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • KY3 Archives: Black History Month-George Washington Carver

    KY3 Archives:  Black History Month-George Washington Carver
    DIAMOND, Mo. -- Southwest Missouri is home to a giant of American history, George Washington Carver.  February's designation as "Black History Month" provides an ideal time to recognize the profound and permanent mark made by Carver on American life....
  • Md. must nurture minority leadership

    Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is the fabric of our nation. We recently commemorated the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and we are reminded that this coming August marks the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream"...
  • Macy's Aventura salutes Gordon Parks as part of Black History Month

    Macy's Aventura salutes Gordon Parks as part of Black History Month
    As part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft"). Parks' life will...
  • NewsPlus 02/15/13: And the Dream Lives On

    NewsPlus 02/15/13: And the Dream Lives On
    NewsPlus correspondent, Robin Hamilton, gives us a preview of this Sunday's Black History Month special, "And the Dream Lives On" airing on DC50 on Sunday at 7PM.
  • Quinnipiac Celebrates Black History Month With a Showing of "Kingdom Bequeath" on Feb. 21

    Quinnipiac Celebrates Black History Month With a Showing of "Kingdom Bequeath" on Feb. 21
    As part of Quinnipiac University's Black History Month celebration, members from the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community will perform Kingdom Bequeath, an experimental production pondering questions about life, respect, power, equal...
  • Hampton Roads weekend events feature lots to love for readers and writers

    It's another busy weekend here in Hampton Roads for lovers of reading and writing. Take a look! 32nd Annual Writers Conference at CNU Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23 Friday highlights: - Book talk by David Robbins ("The Devil's Waters") - Speed...
  • Mayo: Nothing wrong with Allen West school appearance

    Mayo: Nothing wrong with Allen West school appearance
    In the past week, I've taken up for Marco Rubio and Allen West in print columns. What the heck is wrong with me? Or as one SunSentinel.com message board wag put it, "OK, who kidnapped the real Mike Mayo." All I can say is, even if I might not agree with...
  • Overcoming a racist past in Baltimore

    Overcoming a racist past in Baltimore
    February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight...
  • Fight The Power Of Ignorance To Enslave

    Fight The Power Of Ignorance To Enslave
    Two of my favorite quotes are from Frederick Douglass, an American hero and one of more compelling voices in the 19th century on slavery and human rights. "If there is no struggle, there is no progress.'' "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It...
  • Assignment for 2nd graders: Color minstrel caricatures of African-Americans, black-face and a lynching?

    What were they thinking? Answer: They weren't thinking at all. James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to 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...