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IU Northwest celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Black History Month

Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs invites the campus and community to observances of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

106-year-old finally meets the Obamas, dances like a schoolgirl

By Michael E. Miller, washingtonpost.com Virginia McLaurin’s life isn’t easy. Last winter, she battled bedbugs in her D.C. apartment. This year, snowstorm “Snowzilla” trapped her...

IDEAS THAT SHOULD BE DISCUSSED DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

During African American History Month, it is important that key concepts be revisited and re-discussed in our continued efforts to seek clarity on certain...

Walgreens slices Reggio’s Pizza out of its stores

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader On the ninth day of Black History Month and on “National Pizza Day,” Reggio’s Pizza president/CEO John Clark Tuesday said...

Young reader builds list of #1000BlackGirlBooks

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs." Nothing against "Where...

More than 40 years after fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales...

The Bronzeville Children’s Museum celebrates Black History Month

While much of the activism and protesting today is centered on protecting and promoting teens, Peggy Montes, the founder and president of the Bronzeville...

America’s first black-owned radio station let the words of MLK and...

By Yasmin Amer, CNN Two blocks away from the famous King Center in downtown Atlanta is a small brick building that tourists typically overlook. But in...

ICYMI: White House Black History Month Dance Performance

In case you missed it, Monday, the White House hosted a dance workshop in honor of Black History Month which included a dance workshop...

The Postal Service celebrates Black History Month issuing a forever stamp...

The U.S. Postal Service kicked off the national observance of Black History Month with the dedication of a Forever stamp honoring preacher, activist and...