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January 1: Former President Abraham Lincoln Signed the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863
January 1, 2022
January 1: Former President Abraham Lincoln Signed the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 ... read more »
December 31: Sculptor, Selma Burke was Born
December 31, 2021
December 31: Sculptor, Selma Burke was Born ... read more »
LL Cool J Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels New Year’s Eve Performance
December 30, 2021
After testing positive for COVID-19, hip-hop singer LL Cool J has canceled his performance in ``Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022,'' according to a report posted on the ABC 7 website. ... read more »
COVID-19 Surge Prompts Cancelation of Chicago Kwanzaa Event
December 30, 2021
Chicago's surging cases of the highly transmissible COVID-19 omicron variant has prompted City Colleges of Chicago to cancel a Kwanzaa celebration planned for this week at Malcom X College. ... read more »
Righteous Reflection On Being African: A Kwanzaa Meditation
December 30, 2021
Kwanzaa is a time of celebration, remembrance, reflection and recommitment. It requires these practices throughout the holiday. But the last day of Kwanzaa is dedicated to deep reflection, meditation on the meaning and measure of being African and how this is understood and asserted for good in the world in essential, uplifting and transformative ways. ... read more »
2021 for Black People – The Good, The Bad & The Unimaginable
December 30, 2021
Wow!  It feels like we were just ringing in 2021 and now it’s time to say goodbye to another year.  We are all a little older and hopefully, we are all a little wiser as well. ... read more »
Don’t Quit!
December 30, 2021
I believe we all have experienced hearing or using “four-letter words”. These are words that if our parents or grandparents heard us say we would get our mouths washed out with soap. Four-letter words refer to a set of English-language words which are considered profane. ... read more »
December 30: Dr. Miles V. Lynk issues the First Black Medical Journal, 1892
December 30, 2021
December 30: Dr. Miles V. Lynk issues the First Black Medical Journal, 1892 ... read more »
Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, Freedom Fighting Publisher of Wilmington Journal Dies
December 30, 2021
Mary Alice Jervay Thatch, who often told the story of how as a baby, she used her diaper to clean the floor of the Wilmington Journal and who went on to become the editor and publisher of the historical newspaper, has died at the age of 78. ... read more »
December 29: Former L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley was Born
December 29, 2021
December 29: Former L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley was Born ... read more »
Supervisor Holly Mitchell Named Los Angeles Sentinel Person of the Year
December 29, 2021
Supervisor Holly Mitchell holds herself accountable for producing physical change on every level of public service. Her work has led to advancement in human compassion and growth within diverse communities. Mitchell has found the tools to sculpt an inclusive design of the nation. ... read more »
Report: Black Youths More Likely to End Up in Justice System
December 27, 2021
A new report says 'Black youths in Virginia were more than twice as likely to be referred to the state's juvenile justice system compared to their white peers. ... read more »
Procession, Festival Mark Start of Kwanzaa
December 27, 2021
The 45th edition of what organizers say is the world's oldest Kwanzaa procession was held today in South Los Angeles to mark the start of the seven-day African-American festival. ... read more »
Two former Charlotte Teachers Help School District Prioritize Diversity
December 27, 2021
Tyler Adams knew before he stepped into a Charlotte classroom nearly three years ago that he was in the minority. ... read more »
December 25: Rev Jesse Jackson Orchestrated Operation PUSH, 1971
December 25, 2021
December 25: Rev Jesse Jackson Orchestrates Operation PUSH, 1971 ... read more »

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