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CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes High school students who enroll in The Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS Program will automatically be entered in The CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes. http://www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/scholarships. Award: $1,000. Deadline: Jan....
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelWith Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
1. Shepherd alumna 'homecoming' Carolyn Malachi will sing songs combining jazz, hip-hop and spoken word at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Shepherd University's Storer Ballroom in the student center, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The concert...
Tags: Black History, Arts and Culture, Fine Artists, Arts, Artists
Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is the fabric of our nation. We recently commemorated the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and we are reminded that this coming August marks the 50th anniversary of his "I Have a Dream"...
Valley 610Lehigh County on Monday held a news conference honoring nine leaders in the Lehigh County African American community for their contributions. The honorees from business, education, service, faith and other sectors of the community were chosen by the...
Untold stories of the West: Community Arts Center exhibit celebrates Black History Month with Buffalo Soldiers Exhibitmariel@communityartscenter.netWhen you hear the words “Wild West,” characters like John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, and the Lone Ranger spring to mind, galloping across the open prairie with guns blazing. However, the true American West was a far different place, where many...
Tags: Black History, John Wayne, Arts and Culture, Arts, Armed Forces
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelA debate exists on whether Black History Month is still necessary on the premise that Black history is American history. People against a recognized month for the study of Black history argue that it only furthers segregation and we should study Black...
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed. "If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...
RedEyeEvery February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
South Bend TribuneBy the time this column runs, we will be well into Black History Month. This year, I wanted to do something different that could start some meaningful discussions about whether Black History Month is still relevant. Every year, no matter what I write,...
Tags: Black History, Lee Johnson
Staff WriterAs part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft"). Parks' life will...
Tags: Black History, Gordon Parks, Macy's, Aventura, Tyler Perry
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