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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Gov. Quinn's budget address as delivered

     
    Now, if you don’t agree with our debt restructuring plan, tell us which payments (sic) you would eliminate to pay $8.7 billion in overdue bills today. Which programs? Put it out there for all of us to see. Saying "no"......
  • Go Kids Friday Feb. 18

     
    Daily events for families in and around the Lehigh Valley and region. In case of bad weather, call first. "Disney's High School Musical Jr." tells the story of Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez, an unlikely couple who connect when they audition for the...
  • Character actor and writer Ken Sagoes comes to local libraries

     
    TheĀ  Orange County Library's Black History Month events include three appearances by character actor and writer Ken Sagoes. You'll recognize him mostly from TV work, and he'll “discuss his experience as a black actor in films like his iconic roles...
  • Davis plays race card, God card for Braun

     
    Danny Davis for Braun My father would tell us that the Bible says any man who will not support his own house is worse than any infidel. In honor of my parents during Black History Month, I am voting for......
  • Check It Out: History buffs remember the Civil War

    Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, the opening salvo of the Civil War (1861-1865). Commemorative efforts are underway in many parts of the country. States have formed sesquicentennial...
  • Missing 15-year-old's journal shows link to rape suspect

    Missing 15-year-old's journal shows link to rape suspect
    The 2008 disappearance of 15-year-old Yasmin Acree sparked a massive police investigation that sent detectives on hundreds of leads, including false sightings that stretched from her tough West Side neighborhood to Michigan and New York City. But Tribune...
  • 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...
  • 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