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NASA Renames Facility After Katherine Johnson, Trailblazing Mathematician

It is yet another honor for Ms. Johnson, one of the African-American mathematicians who inspired the book and movie “Hidden Figures.”
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UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Lighting the Way to Better Futures

12 Texas mayors hosting the annual North Texas UNCF Mayors’ Masked Ball to benefit deserving students and historically black colleges and universities DALLAS (PRWEB) February 23, 2019 In 75..
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‘Inspire our Children to Believe, Achieve, and Succeed’ event [Video]‘Inspire our Children to Believe, Achieve, and Succeed’ event

The Gulfport branch of the NAACP decided to inspire our children to believe, achieve, and succeed at their annual Black History program.

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Bouts on Broad Philadelphia The Met [Video]Bouts on Broad Philadelphia The Met

Bouts on Broad Philadelphia The Met

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Black History Month Celebrated In Camden [Video]Black History Month Celebrated In Camden

Mayor Frank Moran joined a group for music, history and reflection to celebrate African-American heritage.

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R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse [Video]R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse

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Fox Makes Decision To Pull Jussie Smollett's Character From Final Episodes Of Current Empire Season [Video]Fox Makes Decision To Pull Jussie Smollett's Character From Final Episodes Of Current Empire Season

The executive producers of Fox's Empire have scrubbed Jussie Smollett's character Jamal from the final two episodes of the show's season, Fox announced Friday. Jussie Smollett in Fox's "Empire" Jussie..

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Explore Black History Month with events, exhibits [Video]Explore Black History Month with events, exhibits

Organizations seeks to share African American culture current and past for Black History Month.

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Singer R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse [Video]Singer R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse

FILE PHOTO: U.S. vocalist, songwriter and producer R. Kelly performs on the final day of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival at Pigeon Island National Landmark, May 12, 2013. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva..

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Midmorning With Aundrea - February 22, 2019 [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - February 22, 2019

Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Today, a panel of our own movie savvy production crew at WCBI joins us to give their picks for this week's Academy Awards!

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The History of Black Video Game Characters [Video]The History of Black Video Game Characters

In honor of Black History Month, we're exploring the complex history of Black and African-American characters in video games. This video, "The History of Black Video Game Characters", first appeared on..

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Jussie Smollett's Character Cut From Empire's Final 2 Episodes [Video]Jussie Smollett's Character Cut From Empire's Final 2 Episodes

(CNN)The producers behind Fox's "Empire" have decided to remove actor Jussie Smollett's character from the final two episodes of the current season following his arrest this week. "The events of the..

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Smollett's character cut from 'Empire' episodes [Video]Smollett's character cut from 'Empire' episodes

Actor Jussie Smollett's character is being removed from the final two episodes of the hip-hop drama "Empire" after he was arrested and charged with staging a hoax hate crime attack on himself. Linda So..

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WCBI NEWS AT TEN - February 21, 2019 [Video]WCBI NEWS AT TEN - February 21, 2019

WCBI NEWS AT TEN - February 21, 2019

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WCBI NEWS AT SIX - FEBRUARY 21, 2019 [Video]WCBI NEWS AT SIX - FEBRUARY 21, 2019

WCBI NEWS AT SIX - FEBRUARY 21, 2019

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Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ to advance career: Police [Video]Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ to advance career: Police

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett faces one felony count of filing a false police report, after authorities say, he paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic..

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BHM College [Video]BHM College

We continue our black history month series, "made by history" with a look at the role of historically black colleges and universities.

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Delaware Honors Tuskegee Airmen Member With Mural [Video]Delaware Honors Tuskegee Airmen Member With Mural

Fred Johnson was the only African-American navigator from Delaware to serve in World War II.

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First African-American Woman Appointed To BACO Admin. Ofc. [Video]First African-American Woman Appointed To BACO Admin. Ofc.

County executive Johnny Olszewski announced at a press conference that Stacy Rodgers would serve as County Administrative Officer, a position responsible for the day-to-day operations of Baltimore..

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High blood pressure risk factors [Video]High blood pressure risk factors

High cholesterol and high blood pressure are more prevalent in the African-American community.

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Police say Smollett staged attack over ‘Empire’ salary [Video]Police say Smollett staged attack over ‘Empire’ salary

Actor Jussie Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said on Thursday...

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Chicago Cops Reveal Smollett's Alleged Motive [Video]Chicago Cops Reveal Smollett's Alleged Motive

Newer reports that actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested for filing a false police reports. The CPD reports that Smollett's motive was selfish. He staged the fake assault on himself so his series,..

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Chicago Police Slam Smollett After Arrest [Video]Chicago Police Slam Smollett After Arrest

Chicago Police laid out their case against Jussie Smollet at a press conference Thursday after his arrest. Business Insider reports that CPD said Smollett staged a homophobic attack as a "publicity..

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This Day in History: Malcolm X Is Assassinated [Video]This Day in History: Malcolm X Is Assassinated

This Day in History: Malcolm X Is Assassinated February 21, 1965 The African American nationalist and religious leader was assassinated by rival Black Muslims of the Nation of Islam in New York..

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Lansing Community College - 2/21/19 [Video]Lansing Community College - 2/21/19

Angela Mathews, LCC Trustee, and Layne Ingram, Creative Coordinator, LCC, talk about the 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act and how LCC is celebrating. For more information, please..

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Eye On Detroit - Dilla Youth Day [Video]Eye On Detroit - Dilla Youth Day

Dilla Youth Day at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.

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Denver school board directs district to better serve black students

Every Denver public school soon will be required to develop a plan to boost the success of black and African-American students by embracing their strengths rather than focusing on the challenges they..
Denver Post - Published

Unsung Economists #1: Sadie Alexander

Sadie Alexander was the first African-American to earn a PhD in economics. We think her contributions deserve another look.
NPR - Published

Civil War soldier’s gravestone discovered, may offer vital clue to long-lost African-American cemetery

Archaeologists in Delaware have discovered the tombstone of an African-American Civil War soldier provides a vital clue in uncovering a long-lost cemetery.
FOXNews.com - Published

35 Landmark Oscar Wins (and Losses) That Could Happen This Year

35 landmark oscar wins (and losses) that could happen this year
Once you get past all the confusion, all the snafus, all the complaints, this year’s Academy Awards could end up being an historic ceremony. Here are 35 of the landmarks that could take place on..
The Wrap - Published

Afrofuturism gains new momentum as artists reclaim black history

The record-breaking film "Black Panther" is the first superhero movie ever to be nominated for "Best Picture." It features a predominantly black cast and gives black boys and girls a chance to imagine..
CBS News - Published

She Designed Wakanda — And Might Win An Oscar For It

Hannah Beachler is the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for production design. Her work creating the cinematic world of Black Panther earned her the nod.
NPR - Published

Melania Dazzles In Sleeveless Black Dress At WH Event For National African American History Month

Wow
Daily Caller - Published

South Carolina pitmaster breaks mold as James Beard winner

Rodney Scott, who runs a South Carolina barbecue restaurant, was recently named the James Beard Foundation's Best Chef Southeast. Mr. Scott's win, one of three African-American winners this year,..
Christian Science Monitor - Published

Trump honors African Americans at White House

President Donald Trump paid tribute to African American history month at the White House on Thursday. (Feb. 21)
USATODAY.com - Published

Voices of Virtue keeps alive African-American musical traditions

Fifteen voices at the Voices of Virtue choir rehearsal soar together in harmony and counterpoint, reflecting long familiarity with weaving sounds into a whole that's greater than its parts.
Newsday - Published

Trump hosts African American History Month reception

The president is facing heavy criticism from Democrats and some Republicans for issuing a national emergency proclamation
CBS News - Published

Black History Trail Makes 200 Stops Across Massachusetts

A Tufts University project seeks to make “history more visible” — from slavery to Black Lives Matter — with a map of historic African-American sites in Boston and beyond.
NYTimes.com - Published

Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.

Benjamin Banneker, first African-American man of science
SmartBrief - Published

First African American Diaper Company, CaRears Diapers, Launches New Size targeting BIG Babies Boom

Features Life Insurance & College Scholarship Inspire EmanSpirations ATLANTA (PRWEB) February 21, 2019 CaRears Diapers, LLC, the country’s first African-American diaper company will launch with..
PRWeb - Published

These 14 black lawyers broke down barriers and made history (gallery)

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the heritage and triumphs of African-American people from the past to the present. From abolitionists to…
ABA Journal - Published

Street Fashion Week Returns for its Third Year During New York Fashion Week for a Jaw Dropping Homage to Streetwear Culture

Get exposed: The only Street Style Show, Street Fashion Week closes out NYFW with 11 emerging streetwear designers. NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 21, 2019 On Saturday February 16th, 2019 Street..
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EarthCam Unveils New Media Player for the Construction Industry

Innovative Architecture & Alexa-Powered Interface Change the Way Construction Content is Presented. NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 21, 2019 EarthCam is reinventing the way that construction camera..
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Block by block, a community activist builds a better Chicago

In the poor and middle-class African-American neighborhoods of the city's South Side, Jahmal Cole is working with young people and volunteers to make big improvements in people's lives and..
Christian Science Monitor - Published

The American Legion Post 65 and Arizona Public Service to Celebrate Black History Month

Play It Forward Program to Engage High School Students Through the Arts PHOENIX (PRWEB) February 21, 2019 The American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65, a veteran and community pillar in South..
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Augustus Tolton one step closer to being first black American saint

Chicago, Ill., Feb 20, 2019 / 05:49 pm (CNA).- A Vatican committee has unanimously voted to send the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, a former runaway slave and the first African American..
CNA - Published

National Museum of African American Music To Finally Open In Nashville: Details

A museum, two decades in the making, centering on African-American musicians is finally getting close to opening its doors in downtown Nashville in...
Billboard.com - Published

50 Cent was apparently offered $500K to attend Trump's inauguration

President Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration wasn't exactly the most well-attended event in history. And now it would appear that Trump was aware that he had attendance issues, even before the..
Mashable - Published

Worcester Polytechnic Institute-Led Study: Pregnant Women Facing Weight Stigma See Decreased Physical and Mental Health

Women who have negative social encounters regarding their weight while pregnant or postpartum tend to show more depressive symptoms and retain weight WORCESTER, Mass. (PRWEB) February 19, 2019 In..
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Mississippi doctor, civil rights pioneer James Anderson dies

Well-known African-American physician and civil rights activist Dr. James Anderson has died.
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CCRA PowerSolutions National Conference Delivers Star Power and Rave Reviews With More Than 700 Travel Professionals in Attendance

The 3-day conference wrapped up on February 9th at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (PRWEB) February 19, 2019 CCRA announced..
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‘Black Panther’ designer Ruth Carter on her start, Spike Lee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a big week for Ruth E. Carter, who on Sunday could become the first African-American to win an Academy Award for costume design through her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in..
Seattle Times - Published

Will Bernie Sanders struggle with African-American voters in 2020?

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to launch his presidential campaign in the coming days. In the 2016 Democratic presidential race, Sanders struggled to match the support Hillary Clinton received..
CBS News - Published

BackStory Looks at the Relationships Once Considered Illicit or Prohibited

This week's episode of BackStory explores the love that challenged social norms and transcended class, race, and gender CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (PRWEB) February 18, 2019 BackStory, an American..
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New database would protect lost African-American burial sites

A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would preserve and document in a nationwide database the discovery of lost African-American burial sites.
FOXNews.com - Published

Genealogist shares African-American family research tips at Riverhead event

Lawrence Street came to the Suffolk County Historical Society on Saturday looking for help finding long lost relatives.
Newsday - Published

South Florida author celebrates her ‘Jamerican’ heritage with new novella

Caribbean Author and Meet the World Image Solutions client Tracey Jackson celebrates her Jamaican heritage through her new novella, From Yaad! Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) February 16, 2019 If South..
PRWeb - Published

"Coffee Will Make You Black" - cast: Gabrielle Union

*Release date :* TBA 2020 *Synopsis :* An adaptation of the April Sinclair novel, "Coffee Will Make You Black" follows a smart, funny and naive African American ...
AceShowbiz - Published

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