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Black History Month
June 27: Literary giant Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in Dayton, Ohio, 1872
June 27, 2021
June 27: Literary giant Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in Dayton, Ohio, 1872 ... read more »
June 24: Rosetta Douglass who wrote, “What Role is the Educated Negro Woman to Play in the Uplifting of Her Race?” was born, 1839
June 24, 2021
June 24: Rosetta Douglass who wrote, "What Role is the Educated Negro Woman to Play in the Uplifting of Her Race?" was born, 1839 ... read more »
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018
April 2, 2021
April 2: South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018 ... read more »
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Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles
March 11, 2021
This year’s celebration of Black History Month II: Women’s Focus comes at a time of the pandemic COVID-19 and the continuing pathology of oppression. It is also a time of resistance, rising up and raising the battle cries: Black Women Rising; Black Men Rising; Black People Rising; No Justice, No Peace; and Liberation’s Coming From A Black and Beautiful Thing. ... read more »
The Black Women of UCLA Basketball Creates Initiative ‘More Than A Dream’
March 10, 2021
Four powerful Black Women from the UCLA Basketball team, Michaela Onyenwere, Lauryn Miller, Charisma Osbourne, and Camryn Brown went live on Twitter with Emmy Award Winner Simone Corbett. They discussed their groundbreaking social impact platform Bruins Table Talk. ... read more »
LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘RUSSELL WESTBROOK WHY NOT?’ ACADEMY
March 5, 2021
Russell Westbrook along with his wife, Nina, and longtime business partner, Donnell Beverly have partnered with LA Promise Fund to launch the Russell Westbrook Why Not? Middle and High Schools, known collectively as Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy with the goal of ensuring students in South Los Angeles have access to high quality athletic programs ... read more »
BROTHERHOOD CRUSADE PROVIDING HELP TO THOSE IN NEED IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH
March 4, 2021
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade has been providing much needed resources and assistance to the African American community and all people of need and support for over 50 years.   Their mission of self-help and determination has never been more apparent and needed than through their work over the past year in helping the community navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Black History: Ruby Kimbrew
February 25, 2021
After 47 years, she has been recognized as the First African American woman bus driver for Gardena's Municipal Bus Lines ... read more »
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L.A. Rams and Basic Films LA Profile Linebacker Micah Kiser’s Social Justice Efforts
February 18, 2021
Throughout the month of February, the Los Angeles Rams are hosting several initiatives to celebrate Black History Month. The franchise created a documentary to spotlight the leadership and activism of linebacker Micah Kiser. ... read more »
Black History Makers: Pre-Civil War Activists
February 18, 2021
Crispus Attucks was born around the year 1723 in Framingham, Massachusetts. He managed to escape from bondage; and showed a skill for buying and trading goods, spending most of his time on trading ships and whaling vessels going in and out of Boston. On March 5, 1770, Attucks was the first significant casualty of the Boston Massacre—a deadly riot that began as a street brawl. Attucks is widely regarded as the first person killed in the bloody slaughter. The thing is, the moment inevitably resulted in American Revolution, which led to our nation’s independence. “First man to die for the flag we now hold high was a Black man,” said Stevie Wonder in the song “Black Man.” ... read more / view gallery »
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 »
MLB Panel Highlights Black People in Various Parts of the League
February 18, 2021
In honor of Black History Month, the MLB office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion’s ‘Unfiltered Series’ hosted a “Black Voices in Baseball” Panel. ... read more »
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY: Making ‘More Black History’ in Classical Music
February 12, 2021
In observing Black History Month, National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., has always maintained a poetic theory: “The best way to observe Black History Month is to make more Black history,” Dr. Chavis, one of America's prominent civil rights icons, stated. ... read more »
Black History Makers 1865-1914
February 11, 2021
The selected names and list order were inspired by the book “Great African Americans,” by Alison J. Keyes and Gloria Blakely. ... read more / view gallery »
ATT Dream in Black Honors Iconic Black Future Makers and Everyday Heroes This Black History Month
February 11, 2021
This Black History Month, AT&T Dream in Black presents the return of Black Future Makers, a future-forward celebration of inspirational people in the culture. The campaign was announced via a commercial celebrating frontline workers and everyday heroes from Chicago in a spot voiced by NBA superstar, philanthropist and entrepreneur LeBron James. James is also one of this year’s Black Future Maker honorees. ... read more »
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