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This Week In Black History (September 21 – September 27)
September 28, 2017
Atlanta race riots took place, as many Blacks and Whites were killed. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 14 – September 20)
September 22, 2017
A pioneer within the 1990’s East Coast rap scene, the lyricist is one the most influential rappers in the industry who is respected among his peers, fans and still sells out arenas. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (September 7 – September 13)
September 14, 2017
In 2005, “I Will Survive,” was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame. ... read more / view gallery »
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This Week In Black History (August 31 – September 6)
September 7, 2017
Cleaver was famous for his memoir, best-selling collection of essays, “Soul On Ice,” chronicling his time in prison. (Courtesy Photo) ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 24 – August 30)
August 30, 2017
Rustin worked with Martin Luther King Jr. as an organizer in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycott. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 17th – August 23rd)
August 25, 2017
Meredith graduated from UM the following year with a degree in political science amid the institutional and blatant racism he faced. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 10th – August 16th)
August 17, 2017
She received her doctorate in history from the Sorbonne in Paris upon defending her dissertation titled The Attitude of France on the Question of Slavery Between 1789 and 1848. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (August 2nd – August 9th)
August 13, 2017
The country celebrates their independence in Enugu. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (July 27th – August 2nd)
August 3, 2017
Baldwin was groundbreaking, exploring race and social issues in many of his works. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week In Black History (July 20th – July 26th)
July 20, 2017
The New Orleans Tribune was the first daily Black newspaper to be published in English and French. Paul Trevigne Sr. was the associate editor. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (July 13th – July 19th)
July 13, 2017
An activist, author, professor of Africana studies, and Chair Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach, Karenga became active in civil rights organizations such as Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (July 6th – July 12th)
July 13, 2017
She served as New Jersey's commissioner of athletics from 1975 to 1985. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (June 29th – July 5th)
July 6, 2017
Frederick Douglass and his stance against the practice of slavery has been documented and discussed at length over the years ... read more / view gallery »
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