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Remembering the first Africans to arrive in America

This month, Black History Month is celebrated in the U. S., And later this year, our nation and other countries around the world will collectively come together to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of African Landing Day.

Five things to know about Black History Month 2017

February is Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada, and this year institutions and individuals alike will highlight the contributions of black Americans and Canadians.

Op-Ed: What have we learned from Black History Month? Special

Black History Month is celebrated every February in the United States. As the month comes to a close, it is a good time to reflect on what we have learned. Books, documentaries, and feature films are resources for gleaning new information.

Op-Ed: The significance of Black History Month

In the second decade of the 21st century, people-classified-as-black in America comprise about 12 percent of the U.S. population, about 40 million individuals. Nevertheless, their historical impact on the country far exceeds their numbers.

Op-Ed: ‘Malcolm X’ launches Black History Month on home video

‘Malcolm X’ is a 1992 biographical movie about the Muslim-American figure who went from a life of crime to civil rights leader. The special edition Blu-ray book is available January 31, 2012.

Op-Ed: Poet Dwayne Morgan delivers keynote at Black History event

Markham - As Black History month celebrations wrapped up at the beginning of March in Markham, Ontario, spoken word poet Dwayne Morgan was brought in as the keynote speaker for the celebration.

Should black history be only a black narrative?

February is the month set aside to remember the history and contributions of African Americans. But should that narrative be controlled only by blacks?

Toronto's Harbourfront Centre puts on parade on snowy winter day Special

Toronto - As part of Black History Month Toronto's Harbourfront Centre is producing two weekends of Kuumba 2011. The Kuumba Carnival Parade took place inside Saturday evening.

The Nation Needs To Stop Evading Race Issues, Says AG Eric Holder

United States Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to touch upon racial issues. He has called the United States a “nation of cowards” when it comes to racial issues.

No Cotton Picking Day in Hattiesburg MS

In a town where the mayor and his bodyguard are on trial for conducting warrantless dope house raids, an elementary school in Hattiesburg, MS is canceling Cotton Picking Day in celebration of Black History Month. A father opposed Cotton Picking Day...
 

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Google highlights the accomplishments of black sculptor Edmonia Lewis
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