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As Black History Month ends African American advances celebrated
"Celebrating Freedom, Faith and Family: Have you Heard My Story?" was the theme of Saturday night's banquet. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:57:56 -0800
Mount Zion Baptist Church celebrates Black History Month
WILKES-BARRE — Mount Zion Baptist Church was filled with the color and sounds of celebration on Saturday as its congregation celebrated Black History Month. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:42:03 -0800
Local arts and cultural organizations spend the month talking about African-American history
For the past month, local arts and cultural organizations have been busy telling stories about African-American history. But some Ohio artists and cultural leaders find Black History Month to be a double-edged sword. For Ohio Public Radio, WCPN's David C. Barnett reports. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:19:19 -0800
Southern Miss Celebrates African American History Year-round
The College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi celebrates Black History not just in February, but also throughout the year in its faculty research, courses and internships, sponsored readings and performances and exhibits. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:58:02 -0800
Rand Paul at CPAC Promises 'Largest Tax Cut in American History'
Gets rousing reception as he talks privacy, tax cuts and Hillary Clinton. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:57:51 -0800
Obama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit
President Barack Obama on Thursday celebrated what he called "the central role that African-Americans have played in every aspect of American life." Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:04:56 -0800
Welcome to Gibtown, the last 'freakshow' town in America
With the demise of the carnival, an important slice of American history risks being lost – but the residents of Gibsonton, Florida, are trying to keep the legacy of the town’s famous ‘freaks’ alive For those who didn’t quite fit elsewhere, Gibtown was a utopia. Its first settlers, the Giant, and his wife, the Half-Woman, ran a campsite, a bakeshop and the fire department. The post office catered ... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:15:51 -0800
9 Iconic Photographs From African American History
A new book, Through the African American Lens , and forthcoming exhibit from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture offer iconic images of black culture, activism and community in America Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:06:19 -0800
Does American exceptionalism make us dumb?
Talk of American exceptionalism has become headline news, with loud sputtering from Rudy Giuliani, who suggested that President Barack Obama doesn't love America in the same way that the rest of us do. Giuliani wants to dwell on our exceptionalism -- the idea that we're different from other countries, and much better. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:42:19 -0800
BLACK HISTORY IS MORE THAN JUST ONE MONTH
It's Black History Month, that annual tribute to the accomplishments of black Americans, whose ingenuity, perseverance, creativity and fortitude made America what it is today. Black history is American history -- baked and bricked into the nation's foundations. Black Americans were part of each of those monumental chapters, as well as countless less-celebrated episodes. Carter Woodson, a black ... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:00:08 -0800
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Life for the early settlers of Michigan was a struggle just for survival, hostile Indians, no roads, sever winters, food shortages but through it all the pioneers created a state. Read stories of these times written by the early settler of Michigan.