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African-American History Month

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Top African-American History Month Articles

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  • Deerfield's Black History Fair invites inspirational speakers

    Deerfield's Black History Fair invites inspirational speakers
    Children at Deerfield Elementary School in Edgewood met several successful and inspirational members of Harford County's African American community Thursday as part of its annual Black History Fair. The expo, in its fifth year, showcases different...
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • Outdoors calendar

    BEST BET Jan. 31 Great American Hunting and Outdoor Show, sponsored by the National Rifle Association, Carroll County Agriculture Center, Westminster. Speakers include former wold goose calling champion Sean Mann, Ken Penrod of Life Outdoors Unlimited and...
  • Ex-Colt Moore's 'real story' grabs students' attention

    He's 75 years old, so his gait is understandably slowed. His energy and his message are not. Lenny Moore held the microphone a bit too close to his mouth as he began: "I'm very pleased I've been given the invite to come here. You need to know the real...
  • Inmate known for his torrent of lawsuits targets Michael Ballard mass-murder case

    Inmate known for his torrent of lawsuits targets Michael Ballard mass-murder case
    The Pennsylvania inmate is known in cyberspace as the most litigious man in history. To his cult following on the Internet, he's a modern comic genius. To the court system, he's a scourge, his unending frivolous lawsuits nothing to laugh about. Jonathan...
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  • Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?

    Remember when Donald Sterling honored Black History Month in March?
    Donald Sterling has been trying for years to show how much he really cares for minorities. His bio page on the Clippers website mentions numerous charitable foundations the team owner started and a variety of humanitarian awards he has received. One...
  • Paul Greenberg: Holocaust Day again

    Another year, another Holocaust Day -- just as there's another Earth Day, Groundhog Day, Tax Day, Valentine's Day ... you name it. It had to happen to the Holocaust, too. It's become a Day. It's a familiar transformation -- from the unique to the annual,...
  • Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail

    Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail
    The kids at Compton YouthBuild can be a tough audience. Many come from broken homes, flunked out of multiple schools, even spent time in jail. By the last day of Black History Month, some at the alternative school — which looks boarded shut from...
  • UCLA again considering diversity class requirement

    UCLA again considering diversity class requirement
    Despite three unsuccessful previous efforts, UCLA officials again are proposing that most undergraduates take a class in racial, cultural, gender or religious diversity. Most UC campuses and many other universities have such a requirement. But UCLA's...
  • Chicken and watermelon: Delicious tribute or insensitive menu?

    Chicken and watermelon: Delicious tribute or insensitive menu?
    It's February, which means another Black History Month -- and yet another school cafeteria serving up fried chicken and watermelon. But should that lead to finger-licking or finger-wagging?  This week, the principal of a girls Christian private school...
  • Hear inside stories behind Civil Rights photos at Museum of Art

    Hear inside stories behind Civil Rights photos at Museum of Art
    The survey of Civil Rights Era photography called “The Movement” at the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale is filled with scenes of courage in the face of horrible violence. But one of the most remarkable pictures in the exhibit is about...