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Chicago's Original 40 Club Celebrates 100 Years

A very good looking crowd of beautiful Black people filled the room of the upscale Montgomery Club last Saturday evening as one of the oldest and most distinguished private African American men’s social clubs celebrated its 100th anniversary. 433 more words

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EBONY Magazine Focuses On Race! Does It Still Matter?

Due to the recent killings at the hands of police most recently with Michael Brown, in Ferguson Missouri, and the chokehold death of Eric Garner, in New York many American around the country are asking the question does race really matter. 71 more words

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November 8 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – November 8 *

1920 – Esther Rolle is born in Pompano Beach, Florida. She
will become an actress, primarily on television. 616 more words

African American History

November 1 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – November 1 *

1787 – The first free school for African Americans, the African
Free School opens in New York City. 317 more words

African American History

August 8 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – August 8 *

1796 – Boston African Society is established with 44 charter
members.

1805 – The First African Baptist Church is organized in Boston, 822 more words

African American History

July 8 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – July 8 *

1753 – Lemuel Haynes is born in West Hartford, Connecticut. He is
born to a African American father he never knew and a… 1,265 more words

African American History

Ebony Magazine Editor Jamilah Lemieux Apologizes for Racial Jab at RNC Staffer Raffi Williams

EBONY founder John H. Johnson once said that he created EBONY magazine with the intention to affirm a certain sense of “somebodiness” for African Americans. Nearly 70 years ago the magazine began on the principle that, as Black people, we are all somebody—we all count. 118 more words

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