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Exploring raceHaving a discussion about race may be difficult among adults, but it’s even more complicated when children are involved. That’s particularly true if your goal is to rear little people who take an intelligent and nuanced approach to race. If......
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelA debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelWith Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
Great news, everyone. This may be the last year you spend the day after Earth Day sleeping off a gluten-free smoothie hangover or washing the compost off your all-hemp gardening trousers. In fact, this may be the last year we even need an Earth Day. A...
Malcolm London is young, black and talented, and that is a guarantee of nothing these days. But he says, "I do not do what I do for money. I come from a place with no money and don't expect I will ever have a lot of it. But I think that being a teacher...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterFuneral arrangements have been made for Lt. Dempsey Morgan. His funeral service will be held on Monday at noon at the Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home at 1002 Moorman Road in Roanoke. ----------------------- The country and especially the Roanoke Valley...
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Somewhere in the middle of watching the movie "42," about Jackie Robinson's historic rookie year breaking baseball's color barrier, I decided something. I decided that this weekend, I'm taking my sons to see it too. They're teenage athletes, and they've...
CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes High school students who enroll in The Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS Program will automatically be entered in The CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes. http://www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/scholarships. Award: $1,000. Deadline: Jan....
Nearly 50 years ago, the late Wendell Scott became the first and only African-American driver to win a race in what is now Nascar's Cup Series. The Danville, Va. native is known as the Jackie Robinson of motorsports. This Sunday night, his story will...
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
Tribune NewspapersFebruary isn't the only time to celebrate black history, and the importance of June 19 is a prime example of why. Juneteenth* is just around the corner, and trips like these are a great way to explore the U.S. and Canada's natural and educational history....
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