The Story Of The Origins of Black History Month

2011 marks the 86th year that this great country has annually acknowledged in the month of February the achievements of its African American population. Blacks and Black History Month has

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Phillis Wheatley – First Published African-American

Phillis Wheatley (1753 – December 5, 1784), a girl named after the ship that brought her from the continent where she was born (Senegal, Africa), bought by prominent “progressive” John

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Alice H. Parker – True African American Heat

With this winter’s frigid temperatures and barrage of snow and ice storms we can all show a healthy appreciation for heat. Just a couple of weeks ago 49 out of

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Asa Philip Randolph – The Most Dangerous Negro in America

Nowadays black men have an overall negative image. Not so many years ago a Hollywood director in one of his documentaries even made mention of how black males are made

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The Future of Black History

Today instead of highlighting the accomplishments of just one individual, let us consider Black History itself, its progress. Throughout our history African Americans have made many contributions, and some very

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The Take On Dreadlocks Stereotypes. A Blunt Expression

What do you think is the number one stereotype attached to dreadlocks? Believe it or not the answer to that question does vary depending on where in the world you

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Lt. Colonel Allen Allensworth – Slavery to Service

Talk about heart. This soldier has truly earned his stripes and so we salute Lt. Colonel Allen Allensworth. Allensworth was born a slave in Kentucky back in 1842. However, his

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[BLACK HISTORY ACHIEVEMENTS] Dr. Daniel Hale Williams – First African American Cardiologist

Let us give a hearty applause to the first African American cardiologist, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Dr. Williams is credited with performing the first successful surgery on an organ we

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Mrs. President, Michelle Obama

Today’s black history moment will be dedicated to the first African-American First Lady, Mrs. President, Michelle Obama. Mrs. Obama is to be applauded most of all for the Health movement

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The First African-American Intellectual – Benjamin Banneker

You know what time it is right? If you don’t know the time, look at a clock or your watch (not your mobile phone). Then consider the man who is

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