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This Week In Black History (November 9 – November 15)
November 16, 2017
Despite battling racism in Hollywood and her own personal bouts, she was a trailblazer, becoming the first African American woman to receive an Academy Award nomination in 1954 for “Carmen Jones.” ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (November 2 – November 8)
November 14, 2017
Birthday of musician, entrepreneur and mega produce, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (October 26 – November 1)
November 2, 2017
She was married to equally the talented actor, Ossie Davis. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (October 19 – October 25)
October 30, 2017
This Week In Black History (October 19 – October 25) ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (October 12 – October 18)
October 28, 2017
Lerone Bennett, Jr. was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was a scholar, author and historian, known for his studies on race relations in the United States. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (October 5 – October 11)
October 15, 2017
Born in Los Angeles, Burke discovered a lot of feats, in 1966, she became the first African American woman elected to the California assembly. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 28 – October 4)
October 11, 2017
Hathaway’s legacy lives on through daughter and Grammy Award winning singer, Lalah Hathaway. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 21 – September 27)
September 28, 2017
Atlanta race riots took place, as many Blacks and Whites were killed. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 14 – September 20)
September 22, 2017
A pioneer within the 1990’s East Coast rap scene, the lyricist is one the most influential rappers in the industry who is respected among his peers, fans and still sells out arenas. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 7 – September 13)
September 14, 2017
In 2005, “I Will Survive,” was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 31 – September 6)
September 7, 2017
Cleaver was famous for his memoir, best-selling collection of essays, “Soul On Ice,” chronicling his time in prison. (Courtesy Photo) ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 24 – August 30)
August 30, 2017
Rustin worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as an organizer in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycott. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 17th – August 23rd)
August 25, 2017
Meredith graduated from UM the following year with a degree in political science amid the institutional and blatant racism he faced. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 10th – August 16th)
August 17, 2017
She received her doctorate in history from the Sorbonne in Paris upon defending her dissertation titled The Attitude of France on the Question of Slavery Between 1789 and 1848. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 2nd – August 9th)
August 13, 2017
The country celebrates their independence in Enugu. ... read more / view gallery »
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