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North Carolina Central, PNC Bank to Pay Tribute to Dr. John Hope Franklin

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North Carolina Central University and PNC will celebrate the 100th birthday and legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin with a host of events remembering the late...

3 Reasons Why We Should Keep Black History Month Around

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Originally known as Negro History Week, Black History Month is celebrated during the month of February in both America and Canada. Historian Carter G....

Four Documentaries That Dive Into The Backstories of Black History

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Black History Month is a time to celebrate the joy of Blackness. It is so important to see the triumph of others, to help...

28 Court Cases That Shaped The Black Community

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Civil Rights for African Americans can be traced back to slavery time when John Casor, a black man who claimed to have completed his...

Dual HBCU Grad Ruby L. Taylor, MSW Creates National Family Game Night for Black...

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Ruby L. Taylor, MSW is a visionary set on bringing her community together through education and healing. She attended Virginia Union University, where she...

28 Black Inventions Used Today

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In honor of Black History Month, we find it necessary to pay homage to those in Black history who have paved the way for...

Donate To HBCUs To Celebrate Black History Month 2018

Black History Month is fast approaching, and there's lots of things to learn and ways to celebrate Black History. It's a long month. But...

FAMU Celebrates Black History Month By Burying Time Capsule Scheduled For 2040 Opening

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Two groups at Florida A&M University have come together to celebrate Black History Month in a very unique way. With the burial of a...

28 Black Stereotypes

We all eat fried chicken and watermelon and drink kool-aid. It is widely believed that all African Americans eat these three foods—so much so that...

Korey Wise Of The Exonerated Five Shares Journey At UMES During Black History Month

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Life Lessons and Life Blessings: Korey Wise urges youth to “listen to your first voice” The University of Maryland...

28 Songs That Celebrate Black Pride

Black people are no monolith, and we do not all look the same. Yet no matter where you go in the world, from America...

The United States vs. Billie Holiday Explores Systematic Racism In The Not-So-Distant Past

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On Tuesday February 23, 2021, we hosted our latest HBCU Movie Night, and it was a moving way to honor Black History Month. It’s...

HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges To Streamline Degrees

A new partnership between HBCUs and California community colleges is forging a pathway to make 4-year degrees much easier for students to obtain. Learn...

U.S. Postal Service to Honor Robert Taylor With Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will release its latest stamp in the Black Heritage Series on Feb. 12, paying tribute to Robert Robinson Taylor. From The...

28 Black Hall of Fame Athletes

When one contributes greatly to their field, goes above and beyond the norm, not only affecting their peers, but history as we know it,...

28 Classic Black Love Songs

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Some love songs are just instant classics. They bring you back to that special moment in time when you were looking for love, in...

Courtroom Where Emmett Till’s Murderers Were Acquitted To Be Converted Into History Museum

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A professor at University of Kansas is leading a project to memorialize the horrific killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 and the subsequent trial...

Wilberforce University Alumna Edmonia Lewis Loved Her Freedom So Much She Emancipated Herself —...

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Today, we honor Wilberforce University alumna and sculptor Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907). She played a vital role sending messages to those who need it most. “Edmonia...