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Embrace change in the new year: Top reasons to explore Black history

World history encompasses Black history, extending far beyond the borders of the United States and across various diasporas globally. However, it was the dark...

Author: Black teachers’ resistance to segregation 60 years ago holds lessons for teachers today

By TONYAA WEATHERSBEE As a Birmingham, Alabama, native, Tondra Loder-Jackson was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. She was especially inspired by...

Jim Brown remembered as “man among men” during tribute to Browns’ late Hall of Fame running back

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — On the last of his many visits to Jim Brown's home in Los Angeles, Ray Lewis recalled the legendary running...

Bacon Bits: The marathon will continue

We can’t stop.I know we are tired, hurt and frustrated. I know.Bill Withers, a pioneer of Black soul music who was born in 1938...

What is revolution?

I often look to the wisdom of past and present revolutionary leaders to get motivated in my own work. As a child, I witnessed...

Bacon Bits: Social innovation

Last week’s Bacon Bits talked about the innate creativity and ingenuity that Black people possess. This week, we will talk about how creativity and...

Storytellers share experiences growing up in America

Storytelling Arts of Indiana is giving a platform to two storytellers who will contribute to the broad conversation about racial disparity in America.Charlotte Blake...

From civil war to civil rights, Frank Smith lives Black History

Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that he was wanted — by Uncle Sam.The 20-year-old civil rights worker had been...

African-American Facts for Week of: October 18th

Know Your History!The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson founded the Association...

Thousands March Nearly 900 Miles in Journey for Justice

The movement that began in a bungalow is traveling nearly 900 miles to the home of Dr. King’s “Dream.”A coalition of organizations, led by...
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