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The Negro Digest: The Black Reader’s Digest of Its Day

Black History: Special Delivery!!

The Negro Digest was launched by publisher John H. Johnson in 1942. It was advertised as a new type of “Reader’s Digest” for the African American Community. 298 more words

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The Negro Digest: The Black Reader’s Digest of Its Day

Black History: Special Delivery!!

The Negro Digest was launched by publisher John H. Johnson in 1942. It was advertised as a new type of “Reader’s Digest” for the African American Community. 298 more words

Black History

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