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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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  • Fall quarter kicks off UCSD's 50th anniversary

    Fall quarter kicks off UCSD's 50th anniversary
    About 29,000 students began the fall quarter at UC San Diego Thursday, kicking off the school's 50th anniversary year. The student body will include 3,950 freshmen, who had an overall average grade-point average of 3.98, and a record 2,600 transfer...
  • Idina Menzel, other Broadway stars 'In Performance at the White House'

    Another opening, another show ... but this time, the show leaves the Great White Way for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The recurring PBS series "In Performance at the White House" has become known for themed programs that span a wide range of music, and...
  • Malcolm X's story critical in race relations

    Malcolm X's story critical in race relations
    Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one such...
  • February 4: Midday Fix - Linda Johnson Rice

    February 4: Midday Fix - Linda Johnson Rice
    For Love of Color: Ebony, Fashion Fair Cosmetics & Macy's Celebrate Eunice Johnson Wednesday, February 2 through Sunday, February 7 During store hours - Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Macy's on State Street 111 N. State...
  • Mayor, Ten Point Coalition want Black History Month 'violence free'

    Mayor, Ten Point Coalition want Black History Month 'violence free'
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (R) met with representatives of the Ten Point Coalition Monday morning to discuss recent violence downtown. They are calling for Black History Month to be violence free. They, along with other community organizations plan...
  • Archdiocese of New Orleans releases sacramental records online

    Archdiocese of New Orleans releases sacramental records online
    A major announcement from the New Orleans Archdiocese: starting today, previously unpublished sacramental records dating from before Louisiana's statehood will be available online. This is especially important to African Americans because the records...
  • LBJ Talks about Black History Month

    LBJ Talks about Black History Month
  • ISO hosting free 'Celebration of Black History' concert

    ISO hosting free 'Celebration of Black History' concert
    The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will be celebrating Black History Month Tuesday night, with a free concert. Fox59 News listened in Tuesday afternoon during a final dress rehearsal at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. Tuesday night's performance includes...
  • Black History Month Gift Ideas

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  • Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"

    Disappearance of McDaniel's Historic  Oscar Explored in "Hattie's Lost Legacy"
    Airs on DC50, Sunday, February 19 @ 3PM   Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara.  Probably the most...
  • Civil rights activist to speak at OCC

    A Civil Rights Movement-era activist who worked with Martin Luther King will appear at Orange Coast College to speak about peace and nonviolence for Black History Month. Bernard LaFayette Jr. is scheduled to talk Feb. 24 about the historical...
  • Mayor Johnson Spends Week with President in D.C.

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is celebrating Black History Month with the President and Vice President this week in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama invited Mayor Johnson to a special live screening of “Thurgood,” a play depicting...