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Black History Month 2013 In honor of Black History Month, the Doleman Black Heritage Museum recognized the following athletes during a program Feb. 23 at The Maryland Theatre: Tom Parson Jr. Parson played basketball at North Hagerstown High School and...
February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight...
South Bend TribuneIn an earlier column last month, I wrote about whether Black History Month is still relevant. Well, apparently to many readers it is. I received calls, e-mails and many of you let me know how you felt. Today, I’m going to share some those...
Tags: Black History
Assignment for 2nd graders: Color minstrel caricatures of African-Americans, black-face and a lynching?FloriDUHWhat were they thinking? Answer: They weren't thinking at all. James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to the...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Black History, Murder
Thumbs up to the students who participated in the annual Washington County Spelling Bee at Western Heights Middle School. These children battled nerves and some tough words to make their parents, teachers and communities proud. Thumbs up to the Doleman...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — Community members shared pride and appreciation for the struggles and accomplishments made by many diverse individuals, during the second annual Black History Month celebration, here Thursday evening. A group of about 50 community...
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The Hartford CourantTwo of my favorite quotes are from Frederick Douglass, an American hero and one of more compelling voices in the 19th century on slavery and human rights. "If there is no struggle, there is no progress.'' "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It...
Is it possible that a husband and wife could win the coveted February Moutza of the Month award, for buying stupid stuffed elk heads with other people's money? Perhaps. Because in America, it is said, even dead elk dreams may come true. Or what...
Call it, if you will, the virtual literary event of the year. Or of February at least. Toni Morrison, the grande dame of American letters, is holding what’s billed as a "first-of-its-kind digital book signing" Wednesday at noon PST (3 p.m. EST)....
Tags: Book, Google Play, Google+, Black History, Junot Diaz
Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
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...
Mar 6, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 25, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 3, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
Mar 2, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Mar 2, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 28, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Mar 1, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 12, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Feb 10, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
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