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Take the 'Knowledge Road' Less Traveled For Black History Month 24/7/365

Black History Month is a wonderful time in February (though it shouldn’t be the only time) for people to increase their knowledge and awareness of the significant and ongoing contributions African-Americans have made to American society and its culture. 2,251 more words

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Conversation No. 9 - Talking with Jason

In our ninth conversation, we’re speaking with Jason.  He is from Brooklyn, NY, “by way of Grenada, West Indies.” He currently spends his days studying and doing “lots of reading” as a college student in Washington, D.C. 469 more words

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“Bill Cosby Applauds Eddie Murphy’s Actions on SNL 40; And So Do I”

I guess the mainstream media has already made up its mind and has decided to play judge, jury, and executioner, when it comes to Bill Cosby and the 20 plus women who are allegedly accusing him of sexual misconduct. 1,861 more words

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"Empire" Breaks Records. I Have no Idea Why

The urban soap opera “Empire” breaks a 23 year old record by getting a staggering 14 million viewers on average a 5.6 rating in the age group of 18-49 and has grown every episode so far. 190 more words

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A History Lesson: Men of the Harlem Renaissance

When slavery ended, Jim Crow was king in the South, and the need to be free from oppression prompted African Americans to leave en masse in what would come to be called The Great Migration.  781 more words

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Pull Back the Covers

Black History Month 2015 is almost over. As I do every year, I spent the past few weeks gorging myself on the glut of special programming on TV – feature films, documentaries, and other programs with African American themes. 687 more words

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Outkast: Two Positive, Southern Hip Hop Pioneers

Before T. I., Lil Wayne or Young Thug, there were two young men from South who had something to say. These two men grew to become the greatest urban philosophers and social commentators of our generation. 579 more words

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