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Black History Month
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Robin Wilson Honored by Network for Minorities in Mathematical Sciences
April 19, 2018
Robin Wilson is fighting a battle against poverty and lack of opportunity. His weapon is math. The Cal Poly Pomona professor believes “Math literacy can lead to personal and societal change because it can provide or prevent access to education and economic success.” ... read more »
In Honor of Shirley Chisholm, Let’s Elect Leaders Who Speak Truth
March 1, 2018
Asked what she wanted her legacy to be, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm once said, “I’d like them to say that Shirley Chisholm had guts. That’s how I’d like to be remembered.” ... read more »
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis on ‘The Faith That Strengthens’
March 1, 2018
NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. Talks about the ‘Freedom Movement’ and the Black Press at Twelfth Street Christian Church ... read more »
Harris Introduces Resolution to Honor Buffalo Soldiers
February 22, 2018
Following the conclusion of the Civil War, the United States Army allowed African-Americans to serve in segregated units. Two of these units, the 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry, produced the “Buffalo Soldiers.” ... read more »
African American’s Contribution to the City of Venice 
February 22, 2018
The Abbott Kinney Library on Venice Boulevard in Venice Beach hosted a revival of sorts, during its Black History Month programming; the gathering was part rally, part sermon, part Black history lesson on the forgotten people of Venice Beach, California.   ... read more »
Black History Month Recognizes: California African American Museum
February 22, 2018
The museum showcases the arts of the African Diaspora that have helped shape American Western culture. ... read more »
Black People in War and Struggle: The Mirror and Message of Malcolm X
February 22, 2018
Indeed, Malcolm reminds us that the rulers of this country talk of peace, but they continue to make war everywhere. ... read more »
Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux – L.A.’s Gospel Legend
February 21, 2018
February is Black History Month Dr. Margaret Pleasant Douroux is a gospel composer, educator and author. A veteran recording artist, she conducts workshops throughout the United States and Europe and has written more than 100 songs, ... read more »
Practicing Sankofa: Seasons of Struggle and Change
February 15, 2018
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. ... read more »
Black History, More than Just a Month: Floyd Norman
February 15, 2018
Floyd Norman was the first African American animator to work for disney ... read more / view cartoon »
Sentinel Black History Month Series: Finance in the African American Community
February 15, 2018
Five Personal Finance Books to Read During Black History Month ... read more »
Rev. Cecil L. ‘Chip’ Murray Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Black History Month Awards Dinner”
February 15, 2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ California African American Museum ... read more »
The City of West Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month with a Screening and Discussion of ‘John Lewis: Get in the Way’
The City of West Hollywood Celebrates Black History Month with a Screening and Discussion of John Lewis: Get in the Way ... read more / view event »
An Open Letter to Women Making Black History  
February 8, 2018
Growing up, one of the songs that defined my childhood was Aretha Franklin belting out how lucky I was to be "young, gifted, and black."  ... read more »
Black History Month – Thomas A. Dorsey
February 7, 2018
A Moment in African American Faith History – Thomas A. Dorsey Thomas A. Dorsey, widely considered as “The Father of Black Gospel Music,” was born in Villa Rica, ... read more »
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