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Ken Griffey Sr.: An Icon in Baseball and Health
February 15, 2017
George Kenneth Griffey Sr. had an iconic 18-year run in Major League Baseball as a right fielder, winning the World Series twice, becoming a three-time MLB All Star and being the first player in Major League Baseball to play with his son on the same team. ... read more »
BLACK HISTORY: Past and Present members of The Congressional Black Caucus
February 1, 2017
Prior to the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus being founded, was its predecessor, the Democratic Select Committee. The committee which was founded by in January 1969 by a group of Black members of the House of Representatives including: 1.         ... read more »
Jackie Robinson and King Became Friends Through Civil Rights
January 11, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King encouraged several athletes to speak out on civil rights. He even encouraged baseball icon Jackie Robinson. ... read more »
Magic’s HIV Announcement Reaches 25th Anniversary
November 9, 2016
Johnson gave HIV positivity a new face, a face that would be shunned by members of the sports world at that time. ... read more »
Sims Opens New Exhibit at Museum of African American Art 
October 5, 2016
The Museum of African American Art opened a new exhibition featuring assemblage artist, Joseph Sims, in their home on the 3rd floor of Macy’s in the Crenshaw Mall. ... read more »
Historic Columbia’s annual jubilee honors black history
September 21, 2016
An annual event this weekend in Columbia is honoring black history and culture in a very special place. ... read more »
African American Museum Educates, Inspires and Sparks Personal Memories
September 21, 2016
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will officially open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. More of a narrative than a museum, the exhibits tell the story of African Americans from slavery to the nation's first black president. Courtesy photo. ... read more »
The National Museum of African American History and Culture: Telling America’s Story   
September 14, 2016
"It is the purpose of the National Memorial Association; to erect a beautiful building suitable to depict the [N]egro's contribution to America in the military service, in art, literature, invention, science, industry, ect.-fitting tribute to the Negro's contributions and achievements, and which would serve as an educational center giving inspiration and pride to the present and future generations that they may be inspired to follow the examples of those who have aided in the advancement of the race and Nation.." - National Memorial Association, 1915 ... read more »
The Rise and Fall of Soul Newspaper
July 27, 2016
Black America’s Entertainment News magazine ... read more »
Gabaldon Day Gives Surf Lessons to Urban Youth
June 15, 2016
To commemorate the legacy of Gabaldon, children from South Los Angeles-based organizations are invited to take surfing and boogie boarding lessons. ... read more »
Muhammad Ali: American Icon, Civil Rights Hero
June 9, 2016
Renowned boxer and courageous activist Muhammad Ali left the world on Friday at 74-years old. For decades, Ali used his boxing talent as a foundation to influence Black pride and to display his allegiance to the Nation of Islam. ... read more / view gallery »
NFL greats remember legendary sports agent Eugene Parker at Indiana funeral
April 21, 2016
Sanders and Woodson were among the NFL stars gathered to remember one of the first prominent African-American football agents, ... read more »
Black Females in Sports Leave Lasting Legacy
February 24, 2016
Lucy Diggs Slowe Lucy Diggs Slowe entered in the American Tennis Association’s first national tournament in 1917. She won the tournament title, becoming the first African American women to win a major sports title. ... read more »
Historic Los Angeles Moments of Athleticism
February 10, 2016
1984 Summer Olympics Los Angeles became the hub for global athleticism for the second time in history during the 1984 Summer Olympics. 140 nations competed in 221 events that year. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Jr. Found Power and Fun in Sports
January 13, 2016
DID YOU KNOW? Dr. Martin Luther King took interest in playing Billiards during his college years. According to the book ‘The Everything Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
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