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African-American History Month

A collection of news and information related to African-American History Month published by this site and its partners.

Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • 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...
  • Altadena Junction: Sheriff cuts squeezing unincorporated areas, Walmart Neighborhood Market update, and more

    Sheriff Lee Baca has clashed with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently about cutting deputy overtime, which has the immediate effect of reducing patrols in unincorporated county areas. Supervisors felt that Baca was favoring cities that...
  • Troy Valjean Rucker, Alika Hope Head Charity Benefit in Hartford

    Troy Valjean Rucker, Alika Hope Head Charity Benefit in Hartford
    Theater and concert  performers baritone Troy Valjean Rucker and soprano Alika Hope will heading "Now Let Me Fly: A Black History Month Concert Benefiting ConnectiKids" Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the historic South Church, 277 Main St., Hartford. Samuel...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Upcoming Allen West appearance sparks complaint

    Upcoming Allen West appearance sparks complaint
    He's out of office, but former Congressman Allen West is still attracting controversy. This time it's over a speech he's scheduled to give Saturday night to one of the Broward School Board's advisory committees. A civic activist who's tangled before...
  • 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...
  • NewsPlus 02/08/13: Black History Month Special: Chuck Brown

    NewsPlus 02/08/13: Black History Month Special: Chuck Brown
    This week NewsPlus takes a look back on the life of Chuck Brown.
  • NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt. 2 Chuck Brown

    NewsPlus 02/08/13: Pt. 2 Chuck Brown
    Pt. 2 Black History Month Special: A look back at Chuck Brown