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Park Hills Church Sponsors Black History Tribute
February 24, 2021
Pastor Lawrence K. Dove and the members of Park Hills Community Church sponsored an installation of 26 angels, above outside the edifice located at 5247 Overdale Drive in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: The Legacy of Family History
February 18, 2021
I have had a love for history for as long as I can remember. I often wonder why I did not make it my major in college. Family history is interesting to me, especially due to the complexity of my heritage. My mother’s family is from Germany and my father is from Texas. ... read more »
Practicing Sankofa: Seasons of Struggle and Change
February 18, 2021
We move through February and March to celebrate Black History Month I and II as naturally and necessarily as men and women meet and merge for joy and life, and seasons change and bring some new and needed good into the world. Our history is a self-conscious and sustained struggle for growth, transformation and transcendence to ever higher levels of human life in ever-expanding realms of human freedom and human flourishing. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: February 11 – Brought to you by Black365
February 11, 2021
February 11: Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving more than two and a half decades as a political prisoner, 1990 ... read more »
Councilwoman Emma Sharif Launches Bid for Mayor of Compton
February 11, 2021
This week, Councilwoman Emma Sharif officially launched her campaign for Mayor of Compton. Sharif released the following statement as she formally entered the race for Mayor: ... read more »
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 11-17)
February 11, 2021
David G. Brown Editorial Cartoon (February 11-17) ... read more / view cartoon »
How NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Saved the Lakers in his Rookie Season
February 4, 2021
Among the Lakers retired jerseys is the no. 22 jersey which was worn by legendary player Elgin Baylor. He was drafted at a crucial time in the franchise’s history, back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers. ... read more »
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Tuskegee Airmen Charles McGee Turns 101
December 10, 2020
Brigadier General Charles Edward McGee, one of the last living Tuskegee Airmen, turns 101-year-old, where he celebrated in Bethesda Maryland, waving the American flag as well-wishers drove by while some celebrated, cheering from a distance.  The event even had a surprise fly-over of a P-51 aircraft, the same plane he flew in the war.  ... read more »
Symbols and Insights of Kwanzaa: Deep Meanings and Expansive Message
December 10, 2020
Kwanzaa was conceived as a special time and space for celebrating, discussing and meditating on the rich and varied ways of being and becoming African in the world. It invites us all to study continuously its origins, principles and practices and it teaches us, in all modesty, never to claim we know all that is to be known about it or that our explanations are only for those who do not know much about its message and meaning. ... read more »
Kamala Harris is a Guest Star on CJ McCollum’s ReMaking America
November 26, 2020
Prior to becoming vice president elect, Kamala Harris sat down with Portland Trailblazers guard CJ McCollum, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, and Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris to discuss several hot button issues surrounding social justice. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 29, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 29, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 29, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Pearl Primus, anthropologist, dancer, and choreographer who impacted the world of dance, passed away, 1994 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 27, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 27, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday October 27, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Oliver Tambo, tireless fighter against apartheid in Azania (South Africa), and co-founder of the ANC, was born, 1917 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Monday October 26, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 26, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Monday October 26, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" a song by Nina Simone was recorded on this day in 1969 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 25, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday October 25, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 Benjamin Davis Sr. was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, 1940 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
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