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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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  • Gayle on the Go! Events for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

    Saturday @ 1p.m. Free Admission! Uncle Darrow's 12th Annual "Mardi Gras West" South Lincoln Boulevard Marina Del Rey (N.E. corner of Lincoln & Washington Blvd) 310 306 4862 www.uncledarrows.com It’s first come, first served at the famous Uncle Darrow’s...
  • African American Vietnam War Heroes

    A big push is underway to collect photos of African Americans who died while serving in the Vietnam war. The photos will be used for a Black History Month exhibit at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Organizers of the exhibit say they...
  • Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day

    Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day
    Don't let the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo take all of the focus! There are rodeos going on all over the city. The "Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association" is celebrating its "Heritage Day". The buckin’ broncs don't just...
  • Black History Month - Tuskegee Airman Eugene Richardson

    Black History Month - Tuskegee Airman Eugene Richardson
    The much talked about George Lucas film "Red Tails" about the famous Tuskegee Airman has winged its way into theaters. PHL17's Jennifer Lewis-Hall sits down with one of those brave pilots to talk about why it's so important to keep history alive.
  • UPENN Student Victoria Ford Celebrates Black History Month Through Spoken Word

    UPENN Student Victoria Ford Celebrates Black History Month Through Spoken Word
    Victoria Performs With The Execelano Project On Campus
  • Taken for Granted: Digging into the Dorie Miller story

    A late-February lunch conversation turned to the subject of Black History Month, and specifically to a man named Doris Miller. That's right, his first name was Doris; but to friends and anyone wishing to avoid his wrath, it had better be Dorie. An...
  • Black History Month: Play on, Philly!

    Black History Month: Play on, Philly!
    In Philadelphia one young classical musician is committed to using music to motivate students who had no instruments and are now center stage at City Hall.
  • If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer

    If schools neglect black history, all kids suffer
    After shopping in downtown Tallahassee, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson caught a city bus. They paid their dimes and, as usual, searched for seats in the "colored" section. Full. The front seat in the "whites" section had space. So they sat. Even...
  • They taught schools a lesson in equality

    For Black History Month, the Orlando Sentinel'sJeff Kunerth looks at the lives and legacy of those who opened the door to integration in Orlando. Today: How the families came to file the lawsuit. In 1962, the congregation of Mount Zion Missionary...
  • Craft celebrates Black History Month, diversity

    Craft celebrates Black History Month, diversity
    Here's a fresh and creative way to help your kids celebrate Black History Month and diversity. I used instructions I found at HowStuffWorks (in Home & Garden section) to make a pencil holder decorated with images of children of all races. Supplies you...
  • Quinn: I haven't talked to Burris on resigning

    Gov. Pat Quinn, who is calling on beleaguered U.S. Sen. Roland Burris to resign, said Saturday he has not spoken to the senator about stepping down. The new governor, who said he's known Burris for 37 years, suggested that Burris "find a different way to...
  • The Guide: Black History Month coverage