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Bank of America BPG Southern California Presents: Black History Month Cultural Celebration
Please join Southern California BPG for our upcoming Black History Month Celebration at the historic California African American Museum where key influencers discuss the Power to Make a Difference! ... read more / view event »
Prominent Figures of the Negro Leagues
February 14, 2019
Before Jackie Robinson, many African Americans displayed top-notch performances on a baseball diamond ... read more »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: Madiba the Great
February 5, 2019
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
Cricket Wireless Celebrates African American History Month with Launch of Small Business Capital Grant Contest in 15 Cities
January 23, 2019
In celebration of African American History Month, Cricket Wireless announces the launch of its Cricket Cares Capital Grant contest to give entrepreneurs the opportunity to win one of three cash prizes to invest and grow their small business. ... read more »
Have you Heard of the Opelousas Massacre of 1868 where Black Folks Died for the Right to Vote?
October 8, 2018
Postcard of the savage murders of Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Nate Green in Duluth, Minnesota on June 15, 1920. OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — St. Landry Parish now has its first symbols of the Opelousas Massacre, ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Bridget “Biddy” Mason Turns 200
August 22, 2018
  On August 15, Biddy Mason born a slave, overcame slavery and travel west to California. Mason became a nurse and midwife, using the skills she learned as a slave. ... read more »
Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
Joe Jackson Dead at 89
July 5, 2018
On Wednesday, June 27, Joseph Jackson died at the age of 89. ... 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 »
History Behind Juneteenth
June 14, 2018
In today’s modern world of cell phones, computers and the internet, it is easy to take for granted the sheer ease and expedience at the reach of our fingertips. ... read more »
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