Black History Month

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Posted by Brennan Williams on Feb 24th 2011 2:00PM
With Black History Month coming to an end next week, the nation's First Family are set to celebrate Motown Records' iconic legacy during a special tribute event set to take place at the White Hou...
Posted by Aberjhani on Feb 23rd 2011 10:18AM
Among the aspects that fascinate me most about Black America's past is how our ancestors made history happen. Although much of what we call history clearly happened to them in the form of ens...
Posted by Lucette Jefferson on Feb 18th 2011 6:00PM
This Black History Month we've been asking you What are the 21st century's greatest Black history moments (so far)?. You all have been super responsive with landmarks we've hit in the last ten ...
Posted by BV Staff on Feb 15th 2011 3:55PM
For Justin Long Moton, 17, poetry is about expressing himself and reaching out to others. Justin used to write just for himself but then found out a friend was doing spoken-word slams. For his 1...
Posted by Abena Agyeman-Fisher on Feb 14th 2011 4:04PM
Coining himself the "fresh perspective of the 21st century," political analyst and award-winning journalist Roland Martin continues to give voice to our community on his blog, the Tom Joyner Morni...
Posted by Marcia Cole on Feb 11th 2011 3:39PM
Do you know how black wealth was created in Maryland? Where Martin Luther King, Jr. first made his 'I Have A Dream' speech? Or where you can see the most contemporary creations of modern artists acr...
Posted by Boyce Watkins, PhD on Feb 3rd 2011 5:39PM
It might surprise you to hear me say this, but I believe this statement to be fundamentally true: While most of us think of Black History as a celebration of black achievement and the recognition o...
Posted by BV Staff on Feb 3rd 2011 11:46AM
Editor's Note: For Black History Month we've chosen to not only remind readers of African-Americans' rich past, but to also spotlight some of the young people who're poised to make history in the ...
Posted by BV Staff on Jan 27th 2011 7:30AM
Editor's Note: For Black History Month we've chosen to not only remind readers of African-Americans' rich past, but to also spotlight some of the young people who're poised to make history in the ...
Posted by Alexis Stodghill on Jan 14th 2011 7:28PM
Tracey Webb is a young black woman making history as the first online chronicler of black philanthropy. Most people think of big names like Oprah or Diddy when blacks donating money comes to mind &n...
Posted by Boyce Watkins, PhD on Jan 14th 2011 5:48PM
For Black History Month, I thought it might be interesting to discuss the state of black wealth in America. African Americans have always lagged behind whites when it comes to wealth and income, ...
Posted by Abena Agyeman-Fisher on Jan 14th 2011 5:36PM
If you are tired of all the negativity in the news, especially when it comes to our young people, not so fast. Here are 14 young people who are taking the world by storm with their careers, bu...
Posted by BV Staff on Jan 14th 2011 4:13PM
As a young journalist in Dallas, I wrote a column for my high school newspaper discussing why Black History Month was no longer necessary. I recently pulled the column from the du...
Posted by BV Staff on Jan 14th 2011 2:22PM
In 1964, the world honored the greatest civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with the Nobel Peace Prize for having contributed the most to the furtherance of peace among men. He was - an...
Posted by BV Staff on Jan 14th 2011 2:13PM
White, (and I would go so far as to say, biased) American history is taught 365 days a year, propagated 365 days a year and celebrated 365 days a year. It is in books, on television and radio, in...

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