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BIDEN-HARRIS WIN ELECTION
November 12, 2020
Perhaps 200 years from now, someone doing research, will view this time period as a turning point in American History.  It is, in fact, November, 2020 and Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, and Kamala Harris makes history, on several fronts, as the first woman and person of color voted into the Vice-Presidential office.  ... read more / view gallery »
CDC Greenlights Evictions Despite Continued Pandemic
October 22, 2020
Landlords can resume eviction proceedings after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued clarifications to a previous executive order from President Donald Trump. A study conducted by Harvard University’s Department of Housing Studies revealed that half of Americans who rent are either severely rent-burdened or moderately rent-burdened. For African Americans and Hispanics, researchers at Harvard determined a triple pandemic for those communities. Black and Hispanic households were “much more likely to contract COVID-19, suffer lost income, and face housing insecurity as a result of the pandemic,” the researchers concluded. ... read more »
Film Review: BLACK IN SPACE: BREAKING THE COLOR BARRIER
March 12, 2020
Only the truth can be this fantastic. ... read more »
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Civil Rights Icon and Congressman John Lewis Announces Cancer Diagnosis
January 2, 2020
Lewis announced on the last week of 2019 that he has been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer. ... read more »
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick Joins Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker in White House Race
November 21, 2019
The late arrivals have reignited a debate about “electability” and who can actually win in 2020. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 22, 2019 – Brought to you Black365
August 22, 2019
On this day, August 22, 1843, abolitionist Henry Highland Garnet made a “Call to Rebellion” to all enslaved Africans to strike. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 21, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 21, 2019
On this day, August 21, 1831, revolutionary Nat Turner led a two-day African revolt in Virginia, which resulted in the deaths of sixty Whites. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: August 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 20, 2019
On this day, August 20, 1619, 20 Africans arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. They were the first Africans to be sold, on record in America. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Obama Tells Voters to Step Up Or ‘Things Can Get Worse’
September 13, 2018
Former President Barack Obama says the November midterm elections will give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics,'' taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for fellow Democrats to regain control of the House.  ... read more »
Frederick Douglass’ July 4 Speeches Trace American History
July 5, 2018
More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. ... read more »
I HEART OBAMA (Part 3 of 3)
December 14, 2016
Author and scholar Ishmael Reed said the white supremacy Obama had to fight was diffused yet pervasive. ... read more »
Five Facts You Need to Know about the Buffalo Soldiers
July 13, 2016
In 1866, through an act of Congress, legislation was adopted to create six all African-American Army units. The units were identified as the 9th and 10th Cavalry and the 38th, ... read more »
This Week in Black History (June 25-July 1)
June 25, 2015
June 25 1968- Lincoln Alexander became the first African American Member of Parliament in the Canadian Parliament. June 26 1967- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was denied freedom of speech in Chicago area churches because of the accusations of being a radical preacher. ... read more »
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