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Black History

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.

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Black History is Our History will kick off with Clint Smith on Mon. Feb 16 at 8:30pm in th…
Faculty and students at Howard University will research and rewrite Black History-related entries on Wikiped …
Spent the day at Black History event today.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr, we're celebrating his excellence and all he's contributed to Black History via
Today in Black History, boxer Cassius Clay was bitten by a radioactive Muslim, transforming him into Muhammad Ali
Black History Month fact. BLACKS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. Black people from 1933 to 1945 in Nazi Germany and in...
I had to laugh at the fact that it's Black History Month and the white cashier at Target was ringing up "Dear White People" and "Django" 😂
I hate Black History Month, for the fact that as people we feel like this is the only month we should reflect on black hist…
Black History, Social Justice and the Church with Rev. Jamal Harrison Bryant via
Pee Dee Community Arts Team Invites all our friends, family and supporters to our Celebration of Black History...
There's a right way and a wrong way to teach Black History.
Continuing our share of Black History this month, today MAS celebrates Garrett Morgan; a great scientist and...
I learned more about Black History growing up listening to the Tom Joyner Morning show than I ever did in school.
28 Days of Black History | Day 4. Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is the first institution of higher education founded for...
Black History: Did u know Matthew Alexander Henson was the first African American Arctic Explorer he spent a...
Black History fact of the day:Frederick M. Jones invented the first air conditioning unit.
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GM Fbers and Happy Hump Day...Have a Great Day All and enjoy the Black History fact below...
Black woman with a white man on her back. Black History in one picture.
~{Black History }~ I. nspired and led by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, more than a million Black men...
Black History: Juanita Moore starred as Annie Johnson in the Classic, Imitation of Life. Academy Award Nominee.
100,000 signatures needed by 10th Feb 2015 to make Black History part of primary school curriculum Via ht…
Aquinas to host Black History Month events for the public enjoy a plate of authentic soul food
I remember for Black History my momsz use to make us watch the "ROOTS" series by Alex Haley about our Mandingko...
Apparently, it's Harley Quinn month. That's way more fun than Black History.
/ Black History Month & Sanaa Lathan month. Every Wed. is movie nite 4 me on DVD. This month, all Sanaa.The Family that Prays 1st
Need ideas for Black History Month? Our African American Experience unit should fit the bill!...
On this day in Black History: . 1994: Frankie Lymon receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of…
Bloomfield College Student Government and Black Student Union kicks off Black History Month with a…
Black History continues on & on...Past! Present! And Powerful Future! February to the next February is Black History!
.launches Nelson Mandela stamp ahead of Black History Month. My story with Brian Grant Duff at All Nations on News1130radio.
White people love to say "A Black History Month & Hispanic heritage month is racist , we're all humans " 😐 like shut your as up 😂😂😒
THIS FRIDAY: ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! LIVE ON STAGE IN FRANKLIN! Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History The rich stories of the music from Black History will be celebrated at the Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts! The Teche Theatre will be welcoming Bright Star Touring Theatre Group from Arden, NC as they present every era from the work songs of slavery ( *** Emma *** ) and the hymns of the Underground Railroad (“Follow the Drinking Gourd”) to the blues of Beale Street and the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement, music has always been an integral part of our nation’s past. In this production, our actor/singers tell the stories behind these famous and forgotten hymns, work songs and musical styles while sampling songs that spread across continents, genres and centuries. Friday, January 30th - 7pm - $5 adults; $3 students with ID Sponsored through a grant by the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the Acadiana Center for the Arts
Looking for vendors to participate at a Black History program in Wyandanch School District Long Island, NY.
U.N.I.T.Y. You gotta let them know you know Black History. Today, January 25, In Black History • January 25, 1890 The National Afro-American League was formed by Timothy Thomas Fortune. The organization was dedicated to racial solidarity and self-help. The league also sought equal opportunities in voting, civil rights, education, public accommodations and an end to lynchings in the South. It became defunct in 1893 due to lack of support and funding. It was reformed as the National Afro-American Council in 1898 and existed until 1908. Many of the supporters of the league and council later became supporters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. “Broken Brotherhood: The Rise and Fall of the National Afro-American Council” was published in 2008. • January 25, 1896 Florence Mills, cabaret singer, dancer and comedian, was born Florence Winfrey in Washington, D. C. Mills began performing at four and made her vaudeville debut with her two sisters as The Mills Trio. She made h ...
I used to think Black History is that part of history that america is ashamed of like the Native American genocide and enslaving ppl
Today in Black History, 1/25/2015. Yesterday's Answer: Sheila Crump Johnson was the first African American female...
What's most fascinating is how even those celebrating those other months can be found taking issue with Black History m…
Black History on F&BJ: The Jamaican!!! The Jamaican who brought Malcolm X to Oxford University Anthony Abrahams promised to fill prestigious British Institution with Blacks American civil rights activist Angela Davis addressing the 50th anniversary commemorative event at Oxford. Last month, the prestigious Oxford Union of the Oxford University, cradle of British political leadership, marked the 50th anniversary of the visit by Malcolm X, the American civil rights leader, on the invitation of Jamaica's Eric Anthony Abrahams, then president of the Union. Abrahams' sister, Hope Abrahams Calogero was present at the speech given by Malcolm X who was assassinated less than three months later. At the anniversary function, she was invited to give reflections on her brother and an event which was regarded as monumental in the context of the times. The Jamaica Observer is pleased to present the full text of her reflections: Fifty years ago, I sat in the Oxford Union listening to Tony and Malcolm X talk on the subje ...
The Destruction of Black Wall Street - Black History - EBONY This happened in the USA
I have GOT to see Book of Negroes! That's right up my alley! Black History is so interesting to me.
Stand Proud And Tall You Know Your History Today in Black History, 1/13/2015 • January 13, 1835 Isaac Myers, labor leader, was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Myers received his early education from a private day school because Maryland provided no public education for African American children. At 16, he became an apprentice to a Black ship caulker. Four years later, he was supervising the caulking of clipper ships operating out of Baltimore. Soon after the end of the Civil War, Myers founded the Colored Caulkers Trade Union Society. On February 12, 1866, the society purchased a shipyard and railway which they named the Chesapeake Marine Railway and Dry Dock Company. Within months, the company employed 300 Black caulkers. The company ceased operation in 1884. On January 13, 1869, the Colored National Labor Union was founded with Myers as the first president. The union was founded to pursue equal representation for African Americans in the workforce. Although the CNLU welcomed all workers no matter their r ...
That’s why I constantly post stories and facts on Black History because it’s necessary
Glad to see Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History as 2014 Finalist
Cant wait 2 take my daughter 2 see I want her 2 know her history. but is. we were NEVER taught Black History growin up!.
A list of empowering books about African American heroes for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month.
Black History and cultural diversity in a 5 star novel
The Chattooga County Historical Society will meet Sunday, January 11 at 2pm at the depot. All are invited. The program, in anticipation of Black History Month ,will be some short histories of some of the very oldest African American churches in the county . There will also be a mini concert by the Oak Hill AMF Quintet ,that will raise the rafters of the depot. If you have not heard them sing, you are in for a real treat! New members are encouraged to come help celebrate and preserve Chattooga County's history. We meet only 4 times a year and the dues are twenty dollars yearly. Even if you can't attend all the meetings you will get four great quarterly publications about Chattooga County history each year. See you there! Photo: Menlo High School girl's basketball in the late 1930s
Stand Tall And Be Proud You Know Your Rich History :) Today in Black History, 1/3/2015 • January 3, 1624 William Tucker, the first recorded African American born in the American colonies, was born in Jamestown, Virginia. Tucker was the child of enslaved Africans and was sold to an English sea captain named William Tucker. Nothing else is known of Tucker’s life. • January 3, 1921 William Calvin Chase, newspaper editor and lawyer, died. Chase was born February 2, 1854 in Washington, D. C. He became editor of the Washington Bee in 1882 and turned the paper into one of the most influential African American newspapers in the country. He editorialized against lynching and the Atlanta Compromise position taken by Booker T. Washington. Chase remained editor of the newspaper until his death. He also attended Howard University Law School but did not get a degree. He studied privately and was admitted to the bar in Virginia and Washington, D. C. in 1989. Chase was also a District of Columbia delegate to the R ...
no Malcolm X in my history text why is that cos he tried to educate & liberate all black -tupac
2014 has been a bitter sweet year for me. I had to leave FCJHS sadly, but got a warm welcome to FCHS. One of my family dogs died and fish died. One of the worlds must funniest people (Joan Rivers) died. I failed on my weight loss journey BUT will pick it back up in March. This year I overcame some of my struggles and realized that I am the best me EVER. I fell more and more in love with god and realize that he is all I need in life. I got to meet my elementary assistant principal Mrs. Reed again. I had the opportunity to direct the FCJHS talent show. The upcoming events for me is taking the Driver Permit test and leading our FCHS "I Have a Dream" Black History Program and focusing on getting my health together. I am so glad I have wonderful family and friends who have helped me so much and impacted my life in a positive way. I cannot to begin the 2015 Journey. Happy New Year to everyone. I love you all!!!
Did you know that many parts of the U.S. observe the tradition of eating black-eyed peas on New Year's Day for good luck?
Integrating Black history into curriculums is controversial, but white people using Black culture for financial gain is …
Racist have used EVERY weapon to destroy Black ppl, Tel-Lie-Vision being one of them. Here's a brief history
.on why we have a black & white (occasionally sepia) view of Aus history. Happy Public Domain Day!
Welp. I'm bringing in the new year with black history. That's a plus.
Every part of Africa's (black) history has it's uniqueness that makes it intriguing. Egypt is just easier to find information on.
"black people get BET and a history month. what do we get?" EVERYTHING ELSE. E V E R Y T H I N G E L S E
This day has become known as “Watch Night”—the eve of the Emancipation Proclamation going into...
oh and I did my history on blackface and if shane was making fun of black people with it then I would be against him
This is a black day in Bowl Game history for the SEC. Ole Miss got humiliated by TCU and Miss. St. is doing almost as bad against Ga. Tech.
Why we have a black and white (occasionally sepia) view of Australian history. Happy Public Domain Day!
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If you think about it, the very thing that's designed to keep black culture United is simultaneous keeping the nation divided... Black History Month, BET, etc. As long as we celebrate difference well stay divided .. Is this a good thing??
Oseola McCarty a cleaning lady who from working all her life accumulat
STOP celebrating Black History in only one month of the year! Celebrate 365 days of the year for...
Today in Black History, 12/28/2014. Saturday's Answer: Elizabeth Freeman was the first enslaved African American...
It's bigger than Hip-Hop, it's about Black Life, Black History and Black Culture. Shout out to Azealia Banks 100 !!! If you think our Uprising and Rebellion is about being able to sit next to, date and procreate, eat at or shop you need to do some research !!! We are fighting for our survival for our heritage, culture, and identity.
Black History Month is every month, right?
Ive heard white people mention MLK more this year than in Black History Month
indeed, breh. I had African American history this semester and it was all the basic "Black History" month knowledge
I remember the hate at Nease for Black History Month. They couldn't give up a month for 400 years of oppression
This Day in Black History: Dec. 15, 2006 - B.B. King received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
This is my opinion I'm sure everyone will not agree: Black History moment: History is doom to repeat itself."they" who ever they are have always crucified our best and our leaders. Cosby tried to buy NBC and then this came out. "They" silence, Abraham Lincoln-murdered, "They" silence Megar Ever-murdered, "They" Silence John Kennedy-murdered, "They" silence Martin Luther King, Jr.,-murdered, "They" silence Malcom X-murdered, "They" silence Huey Newton, Bobby Seale assassination of life and character, and Now "They silence Bill Cosby-assassination of character...what do all of these people have in common they spoke up for equality within their race and for their race. They spoke against Whites mistreatment of blacks, and blacks on black crimes. Don't help them hurt a leader, wait for the actual trial. Don't you wonder why "they" are having press conferences instead of filing lawsuits because they are trying to poison the jury pool. Do not get blind sided by the media "they" are known to show "Us" in ...
Today in Black History, 12/14/2014 • December 14, 1829 John Mercer Langston, attorney, abolitionist and educator, was born in Louisa County, Virginia. Langston earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1849 and Master of Arts degree in theology in 1852 from Oberlin College. Denied admission to law school because of his race, Langston studied under an established attorney and was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1854. Together with his brothers, Langston became active in the Abolitionist Movement and became president of the Ohio Anti-Slavery Society in 1858. During the Civil War, Langston was appointed to recruit African Americans to fight for the Union Army and after the war was appointed Inspector General for the Freedmen’s Bureau, a federal organization that assisted formerly enslaved Black people. From 1864 to 1868, Langston served as president of the National Equal Rights League which called for the abolition of slavery, support of racial unity and self-help, and equality before the law. Langston establish ...
Today in Black History, 12/12/2014 • December 12, 1816 Robert James Harlan, entrepreneur, politician and army officer, was born enslaved in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Harlan was tutored by his two older half-brothers and at 18 opened a barbershop. He later opened a grocery store and traded animal skins with local hunters. He moved to California in 1849 and within a year and a half had amassed over $90,000 in gold. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1851 and invested in real estate and a photographic gallery. Despite his business success, Harlan remained legally enslaved. Therefore, he returned to Kentucky and bought his freedom for $500. Also during that time, he opened the first school for African American children in Cincinnati and served as a trustee for the Cincinnati Public School System and the Colored Orphan Asylum. Harlan served one term in the Ohio State Legislature and successfully fought for repeal of Ohio’s “Black Laws.” He was a delegate to the 1872 Republican National Convention and was app ...
"The Luke Experience" was off the chain today. We honored Black History with a Skit about Rosa Parks, had a DVD wedding proposal and we had the Sons of Isaac. They are anointed and appointed to dance for the Lord. Watch this DVD!
Today in Black History: Dec. 4, 1909 - The New York Amsterdam News is founded by James A. Anderson.
Finally, department can hold other activities such as recognition of important community milestones, (Black History, Hispanic Heritage, etc)
Black History. Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States...
Today In Black History Today in Black History, 11/29/2014 • November 29, 1887 Granville T. Woods of Cincinnati, Ohio was granted patent number 373,915 for the synchronous multiplex railway telegraph. His invention allowed communication between train stations from moving trains. Woods was born April 23, 1856 in Columbus, Ohio and dedicated his life to developing a variety of improvements related to the railroad industry and controlling the flow of electricity. In 1884, he and his brother formed the Woods Railway Telegraph Company to manufacture and sell telephone and telegraph equipment. In addition to the synchronous multiplex railway telegraph, Woods received approximately 60 other patents and was known to many people of his time as the “Black Thomas Edison.” Despite this, Woods died virtually penniless January 30, 1910. The Granville T. Woods Math and Science Community Academy in Chicago, Illinois is named in his honor. Woods was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 20 ...
November 26... This day in Black History... Our History... 1872 - Macon B. Allen was elected judge of the Inferior Court of Charleston. Allen, the first Black lawyer, thus became the second Black to hold a major judicial position and the first Black with a major judicial position on the municipal level. 1883 - Death of Sojourner Truth, Battle Creek, Michigan. 1895 - National *** Medical Association founded 1911 - William Henry Lewis was appointed assistant attorney general of the United States by President William Howard Taft, making him the first Black appointed to a sub-cabinet post. 1939 - Grammy-winning singer and actress Tina Turner was born on this day as Annie Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee. Turner will reach stardom with her husband Ike Turner. She will record such hits such as "What's Love Got to Do With It", "Private Dancer," and "Proud Mary." She will also have roles in the movies "Tommy" and "Mad Max=Beyond the Thunderdome", for which she will sing the lead song for. 1970 - Charles Gordon . ...
Yo. He threw MLK, and Gandhi at me... With all that he leaned from required Black History Month reports he did in school
because of the history behind it and very rarely do you see this happen too a white man. 9.9times out of 10 it's a BLACK MAN
3) Listen to black voices. Amplify black voices. This is a key moment in history. Let's not be on the wrong side of it, okay?
Throughout history, black people have spread powerful and permanent messages across the globe. joins their legacy
I can say the jury was so wrong for not enforcing the law on the behalf of that young black man it's a sad sad day in history BLACK peopl
Sad day in history books should make for a precedence for black men in the updated ones.
Ferguson is about "white rage?" Convincing argument here that history tells the truth.
Well as we All know there is so much about our History we do not know.That's why we can not do Black History in a...
I didnt even learn of black inventions until recently and I was *** they made sure to leave this out of the history books
Black Knoll Cross, Morton Moor, West Yorkshire.Go Learn some History today.I just gave you a jewel 13love
Black history is AMERICAN history. So there shouldn't be a Black History Month!
So out of the entire history of oppression of black people you're most upset by a poll tax!. Jes…
Today in Black History: Nov. 25, 1975 - Suriname gains independence from the Netherlands.
Know your history. I won't be shopping on Black Friday.
Whites though out history have got way with killing and violence against black peoples starting with slavery by saying that they are afraid
I was just telling the other day that the only black history story I remember from elementary school was about John Henry
BRUH. My TL is like Black History Month and Church right now lol
Black Friday has nothing to do with the history of black people being enslaved.
Conrad Black's history of Canada - genocide in text. Described as "arrogant, misinformed, and disgraceful"
The hatred of Black folks across this country is deep rooted. Learn the history and you'll realize it's only repeating itself.
Most black people I know in England are coonz!!! Y'all don't know your history and are quick to forget and ride with the enemy
After over 30 years of Nintendo History, theres only four black characters in Smash - NeoGAF
“People literally will not crack open a book and will get all their black history info from a meme.”
Why would a black kid grow up to fight in the U.S. military given this country's history?
Lastnight before bed I talk to my kids about Christopher Columbus and thanksgiving (the truth), the real saint Nicholas, Egypt (Africa), The ancient Kemet, black history before slavery (kings & queens), etc. little do they knw we just scratching the surface of information. If we want change it starts with the youth.✊✊✊
If Martin Luther King was alive today the power he has on black community will not be as strong as it is since he is gone. Being alive and making a difference is rare... now days you have to die to make change in America that way your rain of power only shows on a special day such as your birthdate or the day you died and no longer but sometime dying isn't even enough, because anyone holding power consistently has a voice and they dnt like that... This is why Black History Month is BS to me 1 month out of 12 you are suppose to take pride in your self... And many fall for it smh
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The things they don't teach us in school about black history
Joel Christian Gill’s Strange Fruit, Volume 1: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History was released - to much...
A Black History moment on Monday, November 17th 2014 John Allen Muhammad, the famous D.C. sniper was convicted of shooting dead Dean Meyers at a petrol station in Virginia, on 9 October 2002, and murdering "at least one other person".
Today in Black History: On November 9, 1868, the Medical School at Howard University opens with eight…
You guys will never understand why I'm Conservative. I read history and know that the KKK and Jim Crow laws were supported by Democrats. I a fully aware that Planned Parenthood was founded by racist Margaret Sanger and that the black abortion rate is higher then ever. I watched as the same Democrats who attacked Clarence Thomas defended President Bill Clinton's sexual harassment. And last but not least, I beyond do not except for not one second that I need special treatment or dependence on the state for me to succeed. It is not the past of Black History that dissappoints me, It's Barack Obama.
First time in U.S. history where the black man escapes and the white girl gets arrested
Intense interest in royal jewels creates superstitious legend. Follow the history of the Black Prince's Ruby with An…http:…
Late night signal boost for the new Terrible Person from History, one of my favourites. Black Bart the Outlaw Poet.
N recognition of Black History Month please read RT, share favorite whateva this man was awesome...
If u black and u talking bout *** niggar anything to downtalk the people's character. Kill urself but first learn ur history and ancestors
Black History Month: Is it still relevant? Find out at check out lasted blogg post by KKB- share your thoughts
"Through a lens darkly" reclaiming and reframing black history through photos past and present- thanks
All lies. You can't re-write history. News flash!! We have a black President so stop with your race cards.
My team is having a screening of Libeled Lady in LA. Be part of history and help us out - big perks!
Tonight through Thurs., 7:30pm at 'Through a Lens Darkly' - a doc about Black culture, reality, and histo…
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"What you refer to as Black history is nothing more than the missing pages of World history."-Arthur Schomburg
Hopkins: Ignored 'because I'm black' - via
girl its not up for debate.. When Ya fav learn basic black history then you can claim victory. Stupidity is nothing to happy about
PROOF that the MOORS were the greatest Race Traitors black history has ever seen!
“One of the saddest moments in Black history moment of silence 😔😔😔
Earl Lloyd became the 1st African American basketball player to play in the NBA:
“One of the saddest moments in Black history sadly 😔😔...
Today in Black History: November 3rd. Brought to you by The Good News Network. November 3, 1964. A.W. Willis,...
yes. We learn black history, nazism...
“One of the saddest moments in Black history was chunk af
WBAC's Black History Month photoshoot will occur tomorrow and Wednesday, so get ready!
Sz 10 , Black History Month 3's $180!! Steal steal ! Vnds Only flaw is a small crease on right shoe and a small paint crack but no paint chip
Want a chance to be one of the faces of WBAC's Black History Month Campaign? Follow the link:.
I would like to challenge all the black Americans that will head to the polls in the morning to get in a quick black history lesson on which party freed our ancestors and who wanted to keep slavery going, who fought for and against civil rights and segregation and who put black people in office right after the signing of the emancipation proclamation and also Google the original intent of abortion and the party that supports it was not to erase a mistake it was designed to eliminate the black race as a whole also check te history on which party founded the kkk. I will post links in just a little while but i really encourage you to get in a history lesson before you vote more evil in office!
Being black does NOT give u a free pass to be insensitive cause of ur History. That's like me saying i can shoot ppl cause i grew up in war
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Nothing against those other women at all, but history and facts show that Black ppl are left on our own to solve our own problem.
One of the saddest moments in Black history
Black history is the black book of capitalism
Catch me performing at the Black History Show On 6th November its Gonna be Turnt Up! 🔥🎉
Black History Month celebrated across Hampshire - Black History Month has been celebrated at various events in Ham...
and the bible is not the black man's history book when we never wrote it. It was written by the conquerors.
Thankyou to you all for all your hard work making Black History Month the success it was although team Rema worked its socks off it could not have done it without ROAR our team of dedicated volunteers Rotherham Cultural Group and all the lovely communities and community groups pulling together to put on one fabulous event bringing communities together and making Rotherham proud well done everyone the feedback has been amazing and we can't wait for next year we have a post meeting coming soon pm us your email address if you are interested in doing more. Rotherham communities united and proud and so are we
Today in Black History: On October 30, 1974, Muhammad Ali regains the World Heavyweight Boxing Championship in Kinshasa, Zaire, by defeating George Foreman.
continues with a look at five movies that woke America up to black cinematic talent:.
Learning about Black history, we should be asking school board to include the unknown stories in the curriculum!. -Bromley Armst…
“That black and orange last night doe 🙌” Man What?!?!
Let’s make the word ‘tribe’ history this Black History Month: We should talk about kingdoms and empires instead,…
When you're in history class and they start talking about slavery and you're the only black one in the class
Fantastic video and definitely what we are not taught in school, please watch, as part of Black History Month
ANALYSIS: "Has the Jewish-Black Alliance Disintegrated?" - There is a long history of American Jewish support for ... http:…
Name the ONE police officer in the HISTORY of America who killed a black man, had his identity revealed, and was then ATTACK…
on a scale of 1-sazza_jay fetishising the black exper... — Wasn't aware it was a word with history behind it? Al...
He's got his own show now, so here's everything you need to know about Constantine!
This Day in Black History: Oct. 25, 1997 - Philadelphia hosted the Million Woman March.
then they will act like YOU didn't do the history...smh
If Obama would visit the site the Black Americans will be remembered in History as the Greatest Leaders of All Time?
at the Black History Month Wales finale event at the Wales Millenium Centre today
The talent that is therealmzwalker performing at this years Merseyside Black History Month
More great free entertainment for Black History Month
Kumasi African Dance FItness. Each week this song increases with new movement. By Feb (Black History Month) the...
Today's woman of note for Black History Month is Miriam Makeba nicknamed Mama Africa (4 March 1932 – 9 November...
Had fun at BACCA's Black History event to celebrate black music wth Cllr MacDonald & Cllr Boateng
I don't know if u have looked at the history if black people in UK in Victorian era and b 4, v interesting
& physicist, KT, combined CG effects & scientific reality to create the most accurate black hole in history.
Our very own BME Rep speaking at the Black History Month Event 😊
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Black history is the lost pages of human history - Dr Clarke
Preparations underway for Black History Month at The Link Starts 6pm
If there was ever a documentary to watch with your kids and learn about black history. Folks these are…
Check out new website Great Selection of Black History T-Shirts.
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Another black day in the history of Iran: Rape victim Reyhaneh Jabbari hanged despite campaign htt…
"Great set at today for Black History Month!" Thank you brudda
Pep at Black History Month event at today & wanting to dance!! :)
Finishing off Black History Month with a bang! make sure you're there even if it's only for the 🌊
Been a very productive Black History Month. Done a lot of talks at schools Uni's and youth centres dealing with proper Afri…
It's been a mad couple of years. From "Play That Funky Music White Boy" at the Queensbridge Black History Month event, to headlining our own album release show at The Rainbow Courtyard, we've all got some memories to last a lifetime. It is very gutting therefore to announce that we are going to 'call it a day'. Each of us has decided to move on and pursue our own stuff, and feel that we can’t balance this with the band. Thanks to everyone who ever came to see us or bought an album, it’s really been something great. We have a show next Saturday night (1st November) at the Oobleck and we’re really excited to go out with a bang. Hope to see some of you down there, ask any of the band for tickets. Cheers, Ellis, Eden, Will and Sunny x
* LSU CELEBRATES Black History Month * Tonight, the Union is showing the film 'Half of a Yellow Sun' as part of Black History Month. 8pm in Room 1. WITH FREE PLANTAIN CRISPS. Check out the other events including an AFROBEATS MASTERCLASS and LEARN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE. Your friendly neighbourhood welfare rep. X
Life Without Black People Please Read A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away. They passed through a deep dark tunnel and emerged in sort of a twilight zone where there is an America without black people. At first these white people breathed a sigh of relief. At last, they said, No more crime, drugs, violence and welfare. All of the blacks have gone! Then suddenly, reality set in. The “NEW AMERICA” is not America at all-only a barren land. 1. There are very few crops that have flourished because the nation was built on a slave-supported system. 2. There are no cities with tall skyscrapers because Alexander Mills, a black man, invented the elevator, and without it, one finds great difficulty reaching higher floors. 3. There are few if any cars because Richard Spikes, a black man, invented the automatic gear-shift, Joseph Gambol, also black, invented the Super Charge System for In ...
Love Liverpool x took Izzy Gaby and P for a stroll in Sefton Park and stumbled upon Black History Month event in the Palm House... Gorge food, music and lots of kids In wellies
Younger generation parents we need to start educating ourselves as well as our kids on real black history, we often complain about they don't teach anything are the truth about black history in schools, well did you think they actually would, so let's start educating ourselves and our own kids, teach them the truth about black people, teach our kids before ni**as and homies we use to be brothers and Kings, and before b***h's and h**s they were sister and Queens, teach them that their wasn't always hate between us, we didn't always mean mugg and despise one another, and that our fellow black brother's and sister's are not the enemy, teach them that we were once and still could be the smartest race of people it is, we use to overcome, achieve, and make something from nothing, we had the most creative minds, we were our brothers keeper at one time, we looked after our own, the whole village raised our kids, when we killed a pig are harvest our crops the whole village ate, teach them the truth about how smart ...
Come and celebrate Black History Month this Sunday October 26th Stratford Circus Theatre Square, E15 1BN where we celebrate the icons of Black History for a mere £10. Hosted by Quincy the Comedian. Songs by Charlene covering Etta James and Billie Holiday and Damion Mulrain, covering songs from Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway. There will be a fashion show, comedians and poets. See you there!
Today in Black History: The first African American to enter the US Naval Academy, John H Conyers, 1872
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David Mohammed & swapping verses and Black History Month this evening
Oh crap, he will not be here for Black History Month, February and MLK day. BUMMER.
We just had THE best time with the Culture Kingdom Kids of Jericho Christian Academy learning about our Black History through the arts!
Black History: February. Hispanic Heritage: September . "White History:"Every other month of the year.
Today in Black History, 10/2/2014. Wednesday's Answer: Hazel Dorothy Scott, jazz and classical pianist and singer...
FREEDOM. 1/26/2002 Most people remember Abraham Lincoln as the President who freed the slaves,brought the United States back as one nation,and the President who was assassinated at a play. When you think about that,he has become the biggest role model for all of us in this great nation that we live in. February is recognized as Black History Month and I couldn't think of a better month to celebrate it because of the fact that Lincoln's birthday is this month. However, we should celebrate Black History Month every month,especially in view of 9/11. I recognize Abe Lincoln as one of the first role models for ALL AMERICANS in bringing our great nation back together.He opened the door to Diversify in our great land. He brought the realization to those people back then that we are ALL EQUAL and should be treated as such. It's a tragedy he was shot because of his beliefs ,but this also shows that not all of us agree on equality. We may never see total diversity in our great nation,but celebrating Black History . ...
Black History inspiring our Black Future! Black History Month events at PCS in October 2014 http…
Today in Black History (1962) Leon Higginbotham, Jr., becomes the first African American member of the Federal Trade Commission
365 Days of Black History - SEPTEMBER 26TH 1937: Bessie Smith, 'Empress of the Blues,' dies in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920's and 1930's. She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on other jazz vocalists. 1972: R&B singer Shawn Stockman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known as a member of the group Boyz II Men. 1981: Tennis champion Serena Jameka Williams was born in Saginaw, Michigan. Serena is the former World No.1 ranked female tennis player who has won eight Grand Slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal in women's doubles. 1981: R&B singer/songwriter and actress Christina Milian is born Christine Flores in Jersey City, New Jersey to Afro-Cuban parents. She is best known for the songs "Between Me and You" (with JaRule) and "Dip It Low". She is also an actress with roles in "Be Cool" and "Love Don't Cost a Thing". 1998: Betty Carter, jazz singer, d ...
Today in Black History, 9/23/2014. Monday's Answer: Nancy Green, storyteller, and cook was one of the first...
This Day in Black History: Sept. 23, 1930 - Ray Charles was born on this day.
In celebration of Black History we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond. There are plenty of firsts, little-known facts and milestones that deserve to be highlighted -- so we're doing just that! WHO: Zelda Wynn Valdes (or Zelda Barbour Wynn Valdes ), fashion and costume designer THE MAJOR MOMENT: Zelda was revered for her design talent and best known for her skill in highlighting the female body. Her curve-hugging creations were worn and loved by a host of Hollywood's biggest starlets during the 1940s and 50s, including Joyce Bryant, Dorothy Dandridge, Josephine Baker, Ella Fitzgerald and Mae West. The Pennsylvania-native's key role in glamorizing these women caught the attention of Playboy's Hugh Hefner and he commissioned Zelda to design the first-ever Playboy Bunny costumes. And history has proven, the low-cut, skin-tight, sexy outfits are an iconic symbol of seduction and allure, forever ingrained in pop culture. THE COSTUME: zelda barbour wynn valdes FAB FACT: In 19 ...
The BBC Witness podcasts on Black History. 16th Street Downtown Alabama. The church bombings. That must have been the worst for them.
For Latino heritage and Black History Month, I will be sharing music, videos and art on/by Afro-Mexicans. Suggestions?
Plan now for Black History Month, with a Slavery workshop, combining history & geography
The Mis-Education of the *** by Carter Godwin Woodson Edited with an Introduction by Charles H. Wesley and Thelma D. Perry First Published in 1933 Introduction Considerable time has passed since the first printing of this volume, but it is significant that it has meaning and direct implications for today's consideration. While it does not relate exclusively to Black History it does emphasize its instruction, research and writing. In substance Carter Woodson has produced a definitive and constructive critique of the educational system, with special reference to its blighting effects on the *** and the term he used, Mis-education, was the most apt and descriptive word available. It is still, in 1969, equally as relevant and expressive. Now, however, it is loudly articulated by many voices of Whites as well as Blacks, who likewise challenge the system. The most imperative and crucial element in Woodson's concept of mis-education hinged on the education system's failure to present authentic *** History ...
"Young men learning about Black History in The Costen Cultural Exhibit"
5 p.m. reception at Shirla McClain Gallery in the Akron's Black History and Cultural Center. Hope to see many of you there.
I'm saved and I'm proud. Say it loud, I'm saved and I'm proud. As a Christian, it is no longer about race or creed. We are one body with many members. “People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7). I don't have anything against where I came from and my culture but because I was born mixed and because I am saved. I learned through the word of God that we are no longer the color of our skin or the level of our education but we are new creatures in Christ. 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. ...When our churches preach and teach about the color of skin, Black History, White History, Yellow History, etc. and with terminology that is offensive to other races...we will remain segregated in the church which is not God's plan for the Body of Christ. Abraham was to be the Father of many nations. What are we teaching our children...Hate exists even in the church becau ...
Today in Black History: Dr. Condoleeza Rice: In 1993, Dr. Condoleeza Rice became the provost of Stanford...
August 25: This Day in Black History 1866:Nora A. Gordon was born. She was a teacher and missionary. She was the first Spelman student to go to the motherland. She passed away in 1901 at age 34. 1904:William Hall passed away. He was the first black person, first Nova Scotian, and third Canadian to receive the Victoria Cross. He received the medal for his actions in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion. He was 83 years old. 1925:The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was organized. A. Philip Randolph was named as president. 1927:Althea Gibson was born. She was a pro tennis player and professional golfer, and the first African-American athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. In 1956 she became the first person of color to win a Grand Slam title (the French Open). She passed in 2003 at age 76. 1933:Happy Birthday to Wayne Shorter who turns 81 today. He is a jazz saxophonist and composer. 1939:Happy Birthday to Chris Dickerson aka Mr. Olympia who turns 75 today. ...
Today in Black History, 8/22/2013 • August 22, 1791 The African descended enslaved people of Saint Domingue (Haiti) rose in revolt and plunged the colony into a 12 year revolution that freed them from colonization and slavery. One of the most successful leaders of the revolution was Toussaint L’Ouverture. On January 1, 1804 Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the new leader of the revolution, declared the former colony independent and renamed it the Republic of Haiti, making it the first independent nation in Latin American and the first post-colonial independent Black-led nation in the world. • August 22, 1867 Fisk University was incorporated under Tennessee law with “a dream of an educational institution that would be open to all, regardless of race, and that would measure itself by the highest standards, not of *** education, but of American education at its best.” The school was named after General Clinton B. Fisk of the Tennessee Freedmen’s Bureau. In 1930, Fisk was the first African American inst . ...
Black History,  The playboy bunny costume was made by a black woman designer named Zelda Wynn Valdes!…
Photoset: droidbait: Since it’s Black History Month here in America, here are the African-American actors...
.. Jewish tunnels in the Warsaw ghetto. History repeats itself with vast irony.
"art history departments are racist" she says, as she scans pictures from a book written by black art historians at Harvard.
White people try to hide black history. Blacks civilized the world. Anthony Anaxagorou.
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Tis deplorable that .bunted the Black History file 2an unformed musician. Do u treat other ethnicities this poorly? .
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I sure wish .had consulted black Cdn history scholar to discuss the matter instead of an uninformed musician.
You're black. To the world you are intimidating and history has taught us that they try to destroy what they fear. . That's not your fault
A little bit of black history in 1892: Harriet Tubman receive a pension from Congress for the work as a nurse, spy, and a scout during the Civil War that was a bad sister
The black story in WW1. The Drum, Intercultural Arts Centre, Birmingham via
I thought it was Black History Month?
THE BLACK HISTORY OF SAUDI MUMALIKS. Please SEE this Video for the sake of ALLAH.
Keke Palmer will be making history by being cast as the first ever Black Cinderella on Broadway!!!
"I just felt that it needed to be done, you know?" - Why Shia LaBeouf thought he was responsible for Black History Month
It's Black History Month.. Every month
I take a black history class this semester. I'm hoping it's not a class full of clowns.
Reddit's History group takes historical photos and makes them seem like new.
It's so much black history I don't know, wow
Was hypnotized @ a show & touchd a black ladys hair next 2 me w/o gettn slappd which is the only time allowd EVER n the history of black ppl
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This Black History episode of Ant Farm is cracking me up!
This right here got to watch the entire series I'll loan you my copies
Yo kids at Riverbend only like Black History Month for the candy bars 😂
Is this from the same school of history as Hitler's Jewish ancestry, the first black President and Muslim settlers of the Americas?
A.N.T Farm is now showing there Black History episode on the where China Ann McClain is . Tune in now .
Crew/Family/Team///Scene: Be on the look out for your chance to be apart of history and the "DRUMZ: BLACK...
In the history of black music WORLDWIDE there hasn't been ONE black owned distributor of Jazz, R&B or Hip Hop. EVER
Ruin a black girls Monday forever in the history books right next to Rosa Park sitting in the back of the bus now, lol
Duh...me voted 4 Obama cauz he was the mostest qualified 4 job" and so media said i make history for 1st black man prezident/ yay!!!
watching 'deep blue sea', i only like this movie cause LL COOL J the only black guy to survive at the end…in history.
I'm just enough of an anime/history nerd to get into black tea solely for that reason.
This Day in Black History: Aug. 5, 1962 - Nelson Mandela is arrested for inciting a workers' strike.
Every ignorant black kid cosigning as he uses the word *** needs to sit through hours of US history, 1800-1900's
Today in Black History: 1937 the founding of Wings Over Jordan Choir. This group was organized by the Rev Glen T. Settles in Cleveland, Ohio and was perhaps the most beautiful sounding of all Gospel choirs. Their otherworldly and almost ghostly sound was heard on over 50 recordings. In the days before television, when families would sit around the radio together, Wings Over Jordan was a popular family radio program that featured this talented African American choir. Beginning in the late 1930s, the show was broadcast out of Cleveland on the CBS network. Rev. Glenn T. Settle had his choir work with Worth Kramer (program director at radio station WGAR), who eventually stepped down as program director to run the Wings show. As a bonus, the program featured outstanding African American leaders from all walks of life as guest speakers. One of Wings Over Jordan first recordings was made on October 19, 1941 for CBS radio. It was called I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray. The Wings Over Jordan Celebration Chorus was for ...
* Today in Black History - August 1 * 1619 - Twenty African "Negroes" became the first Blacks to land in Protestant America at Jamestown, Virginia. Surviving evidence suggests that the twenty Africans were accorded the status of indentured servants. 1834 - Slavery is abolished in the British Empire by the royal ascent of the King of England after having been voted by Parliament the previous year. 1838 - British slaves in the Bahamas are emancipated. 1852 - San Francisco Methodists establish the first African American Zion Methodist Church. 1867 - African Americans vote for the first time in a state election, in Tennessee, helping the Republicans sweep the election. 1867 - General Philip H. Sheridan dismisses the board of aldermen in New Orleans and named new appointees, including several African Americans. 1868 - Governor Henry C. Warmoth of Louisiana endorses a joint resolution of the legislature calling for federal military aid. Warmoth says there had been 150 political assassinations in June and July . ...
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Black History is American History due to the fact that it happened in america. But it's still History for Blacks, in America. (cont)
As you all know I have a passion for untold Black History and the advancement of all people, but especially my own... Most of us have a soft spot for our bloodline. We pay tribute to our ancestors this way w/o realizing it...We *** moors/Hebrews/BLACK FOLKS) have been so disconnected with the importance of this.. We don't know and DONT CARE who we are. Most of us can't trace back past our great great grand parents. Our identities have been completely stripped away from us. The psychological effects are evident. We seem to want no ties to the continent we call Africa today. We treat West Africans like they are not our direct blood distant relatives. You do know the slave trade came out of west Africa right? I'll talk about that more in the comment section, because trust me, someone will have something to say on that... Other nationalities have a kinship with one other. They support one another economically, emotionally, and spiritually.. Spiritually.. Hmmm... Spirituality, Religion, Faith, beliefs or w ...
Wrapping up the month of July with a notebook full of Black History facts, so study up because there might be a quiz later. Better yet, print these out, give them to your youth and quiz them; time to get their brains thinking 'education time' again. July 29th: 1) George Dixon, 1st Black to win a World title, also the 1st to hold a World title in 2 different weight classes at the same time; also invented training techniques such as Suspended Punching Bag, Shadowboxing & Scientific Boxing, born in Nova Scotia, 1870 2) 1st National Convention of Black Women held in Boston MA, 1895 3) Chester Himes, crime novelist, born, 1909 4) The National Liberty Congress of Colored Americans asked Congress to make lynching a federal crime, 1918 5) First convention of the National Association of *** Musicians; held in Chicago. It awarded its first scholarship to the young Marian Anderson., 1919 6) South African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom", 1988 7) Physician Bernard A. Harris, Jr. becomes an astronaut, 200 . ...
The real Black History Month will begin on August 1st
Seven of the most unrecognized women in Black History. Let's recognize these ladies during Black History Month.
We would love some ideas for inter generational Black History Month projects, as we have some funding to do some! Creative Ideas please.
Every month is Black History Month in the Love House.
Thank you for visiting Richmond's Black History Corner. Here you will find various facts on Black History in Richmond. Hopefully this will wet your appetite for researching deeper into the Black History of Richmond to discover the pride, roots, and beginnings in various areas, such as arts & culture, the WWII era, athletics, business, entertainment, politics and more. Let's get started with...Did you know? Did you know? One of the first downtown African American-operated businesses was O.B. Freeman's Shoe Shine at 1319 Macdonald Avenue. This place in the heart of Richmond's commercial district was fondly remembered by Gus Sonoda, whose family ran a shoe repair store on 10th Street, as a pre- WWII gathering place for "hot-rodders." The Maritime Child Development Centers -- created and maintained to enable women to work 'around the clock -- did not serve African American children. However, there was such a strong tradition of collective parenting brought with them from the South, that it mattered little to ...
Photo: Today in Black History - July 24, 1990 The National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus of the United...
This Day in Black History: July 16, 1977 - The first Black Miss Universe is crowned.
Black History... what is it really, whose story is really being told here? History is His story, her story, their story. But what is the real story behind a lot of history any way? Who is the narrator of history that qualifies them to say what is or what is not? What is the purpose of history anyway? Are we to learn from it or do we repeat it? Who decides what is recorded in the books to be passed down from one generation to another? Why are things intentionally left out and replaced with another version? What is the image that is repeated in the minds of people to believe? History is mans version based on prejudices and emotions but not God's version. Scriptures tell us the things that were written a fore-time were written for our learning that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope... but hope for who? Black History. is it really the history of blacks or is it just some excepts from the past to pay temporary homage to a culture that has been abused, used and confused about its ...
Photo: Today in Black History  - July 10, 1966 The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC and the...
This Day in Black History: July 4, 1881: Tuskegee Institute holds first day of class.
This Day in Black History: June 29, 1943 Singer Little Eva was born in Belhaven, North Carolina.
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Black History can't be relegated to one month a year! It's American History!.
Today in Black History for June 24th Selected Black Facts for June 24 1. 1972 - Democratic Nat. Convention The rules committee of the Democratic National Convention approved the nomination of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke as co-chair person of the convention. Share this Fact! 2. 1968 - Resurrection City closed Resurrection City closed. More than one hundred residents were arrested when they refused to leave site. Other residents, including Ralph Abernathy, were arrested during demonstration at Capitol. National Guard was mobilized later in the day to stop disturbances. Share this Fact! 3. 1936 - Mary McLeod Bethune Mary McLeod Bethune, founder-president of Bethune-Cookman College, named director of *** Affairs of the National Youth Administration. She was the first Black woman to receive a major appointment from the federal government. She educator held the post until January 1, 1944. Share this Fact! 4. 1898 - American troops drove Spanish forces from Cuba American troops, including Tenth Cavalry, drove Span . ...
WWE has a black man fighting against Abraham Lincoln. Their history is as bad as their talent scouting.
1. History lesson to Min Nkwinti, this land was not taken with bills, policies, legislation, etc, black people died fighting for it.
Black movies needs to be more than just our history as oppressed people but about our contributions to science, medicine, etc.
I also Black History Month is unnecessary. As do a lot of black people... Cause it shouldn't be "black history"... It should…
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--A racist mom kidnaps her daughter to avoid vaccination and learning about black history
"I'm on your browser history. Care to explain why you've been looking at other cats?"
I like to say: Constitutional Democratic Civil-human rights, in law, for all the people. In the 1950s, the Civil Rights Movement escalated pressure on the federal government to protect the voting rights of racial minorities. In 1957, Congress passed the first voting-rights legislation since Reconstruction: the Civil Rights Act of 1957. That legislation authorized the Attorney General to sue for injunctive relief on behalf of persons whose Fifteenth Amendment rights were deprived, created the Civil Rights Division within the Department of Justice to enforce civil rights through litigation, and created the Commission on Civil Rights to investigate voting rights deprivations. Further protections were enacted in the Civil Rights Act of 1960, which allowed federal courts to appoint referees to conduct voter registration in jurisdictions that engaged in voting discrimination against racial minorities. Although these acts helped empower courts to remedy violations of federal voting rights, strict legal standards ...
Umma post that on Black History Month next year lol
If you believe in white Jesus unfollow me, Jesus was a black jew, they white washed history 😴😴 but most y'all sleep tho
Ten Best Lies of Black History. By the N.O.I. Research Group. In this special month devoted to our history, The...
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Then, I would like to order this t-shirt. The KKK were invaluable to black history.
I'm literally reading these books right now...NO LIE.I'm look at history of these animals.They use the DOG on the so call BLACK MAN
Y'all know I love fun facts right: . “stay” by is the best selling ballad by a black female in history.
I'm going to need these schools to switch up the curriculums and to use books that teach black children their REAL history..pre-slavery
Black History Month : do you see any value ? Minister Louis Farrakhan answers question .
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You gotta let your kids watch "Bring It On" on Black History Month to show them how the Toros stole the Clovers dance moves.
Photoset: *** gucci: Black History Month: slowly ending white supremacy ❤️ "If it ain’t black, give it...
Googled "black history moth" instead of month and this came up 😩😂
To black history. My ancestors thank you for all the hard work and forced dedication.
Don't let borrow your Netflix, or there's gonna be so many *** movies watched recently you'll think it's Black History Month
A Black person pointing out factual history = reverse racism. Huh? . White folks and negropeans, get it together. LOL
This Day in Black History: June 24, 1995 - President Mandela cheers on the South African Rugby team.
Today in Black History: 1909 Katherine Mary Dunham, hall of fame dancer, choreographer, author, educator, activist, and “Matriarch and Queen Mother of Black Dance,” was born in Chicago, Illinois but raised in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Dunham became fascinated with dance at a young age and while in high school started a dance school for young Black children. Dunham studied dance and anthropology at the University of Chicago and earned her Bachelor of Philosophy degree in social anthropology in 1936. When she was 21, Dunham formed Ballet Negres, the 1st Black ballet company in the United States and from 1933 to 1936 performed as guest star for the Chicago Opera Company. In 1940, she and her company performed for 20 weeks in the Broadway production of “Cabin in the Sky.” In the early 1940s, Dunham also appeared in several movies, including “Carnival of Rhythm” (1941) and “Stormy Weather” (1943). In 1945, she opened the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theater. Her students included Eartha Kit ...
A baker's dozen of great facts, including the refusal to stop a March on Washington, the 1964 Voting Rights Act gets extended, a major base stealer is born, and we mourn the passing of a great saxophonist.. Wednesday, June 18th in Black History: 1) Denmark Vesey, slave revolt leader, arrested in Charleston, SC, 1822 2) Slavery is abolished in U.S. territories by Congress, 1862 3) W.H. Richardson, inventor, patents children's carriage, 1889 4) Nannie Burroughs founded National Training School for Women, 1909 5) Louis Clark "Lou" Brock, who became a Major League Baseball player, 1st with the Chicago Cubs, then traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, & steal a record 938 bases, born in Arkansas, 1939 6) President Roosevelt confers with A. Phhilip Randolph and other leaders of a "March on Washington" movement and urges them to call off a scheduled demonstration. Randolph refuses, 1941 7) Bernard W. Robinson, Harvard Medical student, made ensign in U.S. Naval Reserve and became 1st Black to win a commission in the ...
Obama won't go down in history just as the 1st black president, but also as the unimpeachable president...and worst. http…
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But I know too much black history to be comfortable right now.
It's been real Maryland, see you during Black History Month
Black folk are "detached" from past history which is why they fail to realise that it's still.happening.
. please show me why it has to be taught over other forms of oppression? Those studying European history learn it
Yeah, we do have some history of playing in all white. Prefer navy shorts though. Germany have always been white/black/white.
Only amongst black ppl!RT 'When are you getting married?' has to be the most dreaded question in the history of mankind.
Need to go on another one of Tony Warner's black history walks but no one to go with 💭
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