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Black Fact of the Day: May 13, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 13, 2019
      On this day May 13, 1891, Jockey, Isaac Murphy, upon a horse named Kingman, became the 1st jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times. ... read more »
Women’s History Month: Juanita Jackson Mitchell
March 29, 2019
“It was fitting that she received recognition because [Juanita Jackson Mitchell] was always one of those unsung champions of the cause and one who needs to be celebrated during both Black History and Women’s History month,” said Shane Carter, a self-described “Black history buff.” ... read more »
NFL, Baptist Ministers, Dick Butkus, ICL and African American Men Address Heart Disease
March 21, 2019
Heart Disease in the United States is a major issue with about 610,000 people dying every year. ... read more »
Clippers route Suns; 134-107, holding onto 8th place in standings
March 15, 2019
The Los Angeles Clippers returned to Staples Center after a six-game Grammy’s road trip over 11 days just before All-Star break. Looking to move up in the Western Conference Standings, the Clippers went on to route the Phoenix Suns 134-107 Wednesday night, extending the Suns losing streak to 15 consecutive losses. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: Women Keeping Our History Alive  
March 14, 2019
Years ago, when I moved to Los Angeles to attend college at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) I was introduced to an organization called, “Our Authors Study Club.” ... read more »
Congresswoman Norton Fighting for Black Press in New Congress  
March 7, 2019
“I’m [was] born and raised in this segregated city without any Home Rule rights and no equal rights when the city was segregated,” Norton said. “I’m a third generation Washingtonian and I’m the great, great granddaughter of a runaway slave, so motivation is built into my DNA.”   ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
2019 Oscars: Black Filmmakers Win Big 
February 28, 2019
The 2019 Academy Awards have come to an end and #BlackGirlMagic and #BlackBoyJoy were in full effect as some of our favorites walked away with statuettes, some after a 30-year uphill climb.  ... read more »
Concerning History, Heritage and Struggle: Reaffirming and Renewing Our Vanguard Role
February 28, 2019
If we are to know ourselves rightly, honor our history, radically improve our present and forge a future worthy of the names African and human, then we must reaffirm and renew our moral and social vanguard role as a people, wage righteous and relentless resistance to evil and injustice everywhere, and put forth in plan and practice a new history and hope for our people and humankind. In the months of February and March, which we of Us have designated as Black History Month I (General Focus) and Black History Month II (Women Focus), our people have set aside time and space to celebrate ourselves inhistoryand ashistory. For we are producers and products of this sacred narrative, and the subject and center of this awesome record and struggle, the most ancient of human histories. ... read more »
History Maker Mack Blazes a Trail in Public Garden World
February 27, 2019
It’s no secret that time spent in nature is a health benefit that enhances a person’s quality of life as a place of respite, recreation, education and exploration. ... read more »
Reflecting on the Origins of the Islamic Faith
February 27, 2019
For me as an Ahmadi Muslim, Black History Month is a time to reflect on the beautiful origins of my faith, Islam. Among the first Muslim converts was an Abyssian slave named Bilal, ... read more »
WATCH: Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh
February 27, 2019
Hyundai Motor America Black History Month Employee Event With Doug E. Fresh,Wendy Raquel Robinson,Danny Bakewell Sr. an many more celebrate African Americans and their contributions. ... read more / watch video »
The Flood v. Kuhn Case Was a Catalyst to Free Agency in Pro Sports
February 21, 2019
Throughout history, professional athletes battled against the league they play for over unfair treatment. ... read more »
Black History Month: Two Centuries of Black History and the Black Press 
February 21, 2019
“The Black Press is an aspect of the fabric of the Black existence in America that is not getting enough attention or support from the community,” Kisha A. Brown, the founder and CEO of Justis Connection, told NNPA Newswire.   ... read more »
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