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February 13: Black Love Day, 1993
February 13, 2022
Today marks the celebration of Black Love Day! ... read more »
February 12: Happy Birthday to the NAACP!
February 12, 2022
Happy Birthday to the The NAACP! ... read more »
February 11: Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson, 1969
February 11, 2022
Marsha "Pay It No Mind" Johnson was a leader of the gay liberation movement. ... read more »
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February 9: Madam CJ Walker, Self-Made Millionaire
February 9, 2022
A Self-Made Millionaire: Born on a plantation in Louisiana, Madam CJ Walker gained her success from inventing a line of hair care products for African Americans. ... read more »
February 8: William Wells Brown’s Novel, “Clotel”, 1853
February 8, 2022
Abolitionist and Scholar, William Wells Brown's first novel, "Clotel", otherwise known as "The President's Daughter", was the first novel to be published by an African American in 1853.  ... read more »
February 7: The Largest Group of Black People in the US Are Young Men
February 7, 2022
As of 2019, the largest group of black people in the United States are men between the ages of 10 and 14.  ... read more »
February 6: Grace Moore is the Youngest Composer for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
February 6, 2022
12-year-old Grace Moore is the youngest composer to ever write music for the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.  ... read more »
February 5: Quil Lemons, 23, Making Strides in Photography
February 5, 2022
Quil Lemons, 23, is the youngest photographer to ever shoot a “Vanity Fair” cover. ... read more »
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February 4: Shirley Chisholm Elected to House of Representatives, 1968
February 4, 2022
Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives in 1968. ... read more »
Mothers In Action: Free COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, and Testing to Bring In Black History Month
February 3, 2022
The start of Black History Month facilitated a coming together of Mothers In Action (MIA), Taste of Soul, Brotherhood Crusade, and the Los Angeles Sentinel. ... read more »
February 3: Nat Turner’s Slave Rebellion, 1831
February 3, 2022
In August 1831, Nathaniel "Nat" Turner began a slave rebellion, striking fear into white Southerners. ... read more »
African American Heritage Month Schedule of Events Released
February 3, 2022
The Our Authors Study Club, Inc of Los Angeles (OASC), Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the City of Los Angeles have released their events schedule for Black History Month in 2022 ... read more »
February 2: Black Woman on the Rise – Actress, Nafessa Williams
February 2, 2022
Black Woman on the Rise: Actress, Nafessa Williams, plays first lesbian super hero on the CW show, “Black Lightning”. ... read more »
February 1: Black History Month started as “National Negro Week”, 1926
February 1, 2022
Black History Month started as “National Negro Week”, created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. ... read more »
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