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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Park District, Community Celebrate Black History Month

    Culminating Black History Month, the Chicago Park District invites you to the 20th Annual ASHAKI Black History Month Celebration, an authentic Black History Month cultural experience highlighting five countries of the African Diaspora. This memorable...
  • Black History Month: Anthony Kendall, CEO of Mitchell & Titus

    Black History Month: Anthony Kendall, CEO of Mitchell & Titus
    PIX11's Jay Dow talks with Anthony Kendall the CEO of Mitchell & Titus, a division of Ernst & Young. He grew up in Jamiaca, Queens from modest means and was raised by his mom. He's one of ten children. For more information, visit www.mitchelltitus.com.
  • NewsPlus 02/17/12

    NewsPlus 02/17/12
    This week Mark Segraves delves into the controversy over teacher pensions: Who should pay? Plus an exclusive interview with Georgetown coach, John Thompson. Willie Waffle picks the top 5 most influential Black films for Black History Month and also...
  • Black History Month Moment - LaVar Arrington

    Black History Month Moment - LaVar Arrington
    LaVar Arrington on what Black History Month means to him
  • The Dream Began Here

    The Dream Began Here
    The Dream Began Here Sunday, February 10, 7PM Untold Stories of Washington DC’s Early African American Community Examined in “The Dream Began Here” WDCW-TV Local Black History Month Special on February 10 The White House, the...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...
  • "The Ballad of Emmett Till" play in Houston

    "The Ballad of Emmett Till" play in Houston
    If you've never heard of Emmet Till, you should. Back in 1955, the 14-year-old from Chicago was visiting family in Mississippi. He stops at a store in a small town and allegedly flirts with the white woman behind the counter. Five days later his body...
  • Gayle on the Go! Events for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012

    This Weekend! Wildhorse 16th Annual Powwow 14901 Inglewood Avenue Lawndale (310) 987 1274 www.powwows.com www.wildhorsesingersanddancers.org Learn the culture of the Wild Horse Singers and Dancers, an intertribal pow wow drum group. They’re having their...
  • Legislative victory launched legacy of patient advocacy

    Legislative victory launched legacy of patient advocacy
    Former Del.Mary T. Christian was in at the birth of the Patient Advocate Foundation in 1996, after she sponsored a 1994 bill in the General Assembly that triggered its subsequent work. She served on its inaugural board and has "retained a sisterly...
  • 10 things you might not know about skin color

    10 things you might not know about skin color
    1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
  • Black History Month: Jamba Juice CEO James White

    Black History Month: Jamba Juice CEO James White
    Walk into a Jamba Juice store - and you'll notice a variety of flavors on the menu and behind the counter. There's a visible commitment to a healthy lifestyle and diversity - championed by Jamba Juice CEO James D. White. We caught up with the 51-year...
  • Grand Valley Students Honor Black History Month by Volunteering

    Grand Valley Students Honor Black History Month by Volunteering
    February marks Black History Month and Grand Valley State University is partaking in various activities throughout the month. Saturday, Professor Dr. Sherry Johnson brought roughly a dozen student volunteers to the Guiding Light Mission in Grand Rapids....